Monthly Archives: April 2018

African Adventures, Part 3

April 29 – Swarms of locusts were fairly common where we lived and I remember running out on the mission campus and swatting at the locusts that flew past. The farmers were out swatting at them with branches to encourage … Continue reading

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African Adventures, Part 2

April 21 – Another interesting place in Southern Rhodesia was the Zambesi ruins, an area long ago inhabited by an unknown race who built huge walls of stone that tourists go to see and marvel at. A large carved stone bird … Continue reading

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African Adventures, Part 1

April 19 – I grew up in Southern Rhodesia, named after Cecil John Rhodes. My parents went as missionaries in 1935, and their first assignment was to Solusi Mission, the oldest SDA mission station in the world, named after old … Continue reading

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Family Time – Mom

April 10 – Mom never worked outside of the home after she and Pa were married. As a young teen, she was sent out to live in the home of an elderly man who needed somebody to do the cooking, … Continue reading

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Family Time – Pop

April 9 – I haven’t written a blog in so long that it was pretty hard to decide what to write about! Lots of possibilities and maybe a few probabilities. Through the months I have mentioned now and again a … Continue reading

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