Category Archives: International Students

Looking Over 2012

I can’t believe this is the last day of 2012! Well, I’d better believe it because tomorrow is 2013! This has been an interesting year. I started it out with Shingles! That wasn’t fun! Jerry took good care of me! … Continue reading

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Our Chinese Students

We’re continuing our friendship with our Chinese students from last year. Today we had a cookout at some friends home. It was our first time with Kevin’s girlfriend, Lily. She’s very sweet. Picture 2 is Richard and Winnie, friends of … Continue reading


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My boy, Hillaire

About twenty years ago we began sponsoring, along with our daughter’s family, a baby boy  in Haiti at the Ebenezer Glenn Orphanage. He’s all grown up now and what a fine Christian young man he is! After high school he went on … Continue reading

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Travel Log #11 Thailand, Chiang Mai, Part 3

My reason for going to Thailand wasn’t for vacation, although it would be a great place for relaxing and doing nothing! I went for the sole purpose of teaching children. They weren’t even Thai children. These kids were of different … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 11 Thailand

I’ve been to Thailand three different years making three unique unforgettable times. Each time I flew into Bangkok and then flew north to Chiang Mai. These musicians were in a mall playing. I bought two of the instruments the man on … Continue reading

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International Friends

We, Jerry and I, are sponsors of five Chinese university students and one student from Malaysia. What a privilege and joy it’s been. Even though this past winter was one of my worst winters physically and we couldn’t do as much with them … Continue reading

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Saying Good-bye

I don’t like saying good-bye. Tuesday we said good-bye to Pam and Gene, our daughter and son-in-law. They’re back in Chicago now. We love them and love when they and each of our five children come to visit. Please come … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 10 Canada Part 4 Saskatchewan 1973

The year was 1973. Our five children ranged in age from 13 down to 1 1/2 years. We went with a group of folks from Michigan to Loralie, Saskatchewan, Canada. We went to a Native American Reserve where a Cree tribe … Continue reading

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A Delightful Evening

Jerry and I were invited to a Chinese restaurant for supper this evening. We had a really nice time and such good food! There were five of us. Two Chinese and three Americans. When we go to a Chinese restaurant … Continue reading

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Still coughing…Company Anyway

We’ve been trying to get together with our Chinese student, Andrew, ever since he graduated from Northwood University. I was fortunate and got to go to the graduation ceremony however we had a wedding to also go to that same … Continue reading

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