About a month ago, we contacted our home church in Adrian, MI with a need to borrow someone’s car for a short trip we were thinking of making down to Missouri, upon our return to America. A few people offered their car’s to us, but one couple in our church really wanted to rent a […]
One of the most interesting differences between the lives of Americans and lives of the people of Papua New Guinea is that of the homes we live in. In this particular blog we want to give you a deeper insight into the home of a typical Papua New Guinean in general. This topic has proved […]
It is done. The tickets are bought…We will be moving to Papua New Guinea on 8.9.10! PHEW! It is shocking how complicated buying tickets to get you to the other side of the world can be! Add the fact that we are trying to pinch pennies & traveling with a one year old and it […]
According to the official countdown, we have only eighteen days to go until our estimated departure date for Papua New Guinea. Wow. Even though we are scheduled to depart in a little over two weeks, there are still two hurdles that we are facing to reach our goals for departure. Waiting on Visas– One of the […]
Many people have asked us if we are scared to move overseas. I suppose there are a lot of ways we could answer this question. Sure, there are times we get a bit queasy at the thought of all we will face, extreme heat, threat of disease, discouragement and so on. Inevitably though, when we […]
We’ve blazed the Oregon trail yet again! Well, at least our own trial from Michigan to the west. We’ve been able to return to Oregon three times over the last year and a half. This time however will likely be our last before heading overseas, and it is also quite short compared to our last […]
Two weeks into our road trip and everything is going great! This last week has looked a little different for us… in a very good way. 🙂 Since Tom and I were going to be here in Florida for a bit, my parents decided to take the opportunity for our family to go on a […]
As many of you already know, just recently we found out that Cambodia has become a closed door for our family.