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Christmas Memories, Revisited

December 26 – Five years ago I posted the following on our blog – but I figure it’s worth a repost at this Christmas season! When I was a kid, about six or so, Mom made me a Santa, chunky … Continue reading

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They Make Harvesters Happen

November 3 – Every month we are blessed to have a small group of kids come to help with the job of Harvesters. They really enjoy it, knowing that they are making others happy. I always chuckle at the vim … Continue reading

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Ma and The Sick Kids

  September 22 – With seven children, Ma spent a good share of her time being nurse, doctor and entertainer of sick or injured children. By the time all of us were grown up she had had enough experience to … Continue reading

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Go With God…

January 29 – As those of you who follow our blog may know,  I was only 25 years old when I left my home in Pennsylvania for a long journey to Africa where I would be teaching. My mother wrote … Continue reading

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

December 7 – Here we are again, with another day to remind me of those very sad days back in December of 1941, when we were asked to “Remember Pearl Harbor,” and what happened there. How could we ever forget? … Continue reading

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Remembering Brother Rich

December 6 – Thinking this week of my old(er) brother Rich who passed away three years ago. The following is a reprint of a January 2015 blog post with a variety of Rich stories… Two of the seven kids in … Continue reading

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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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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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A Tale From the (C)old Days

January 31 – I have never been able to figure out why I don’t want to bother with extra clothes for outside unless I really absolutely have to! Whenever we go out to help with the Harvesters’ distribution on cold … Continue reading

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