Tag 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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Thanksgiving Day At My House

Thanksgiving Day is almost over for another year. And what a day we had! There were 11 of us in our little dining room! Ted and his girls were here, Bella and Sydney.         Our Chinese friends … Continue reading

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A Chance Encounter

A convention of 425 women was held in our town this weekend. A former student of mine sent a message saying she would be here and was I attending the convention? I responded several days later and told her I … 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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International Graduation Reception

Last evening we went to the International Graduation Reception at Northwood University. It was very nice and we were proud of our students from China. We gave each of them of pictorial book of Michigan. They’ll be going back to China for … Continue reading

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