Before I say anything else, I need to write a retraction from my Happy Thanksgiving post. My father pointed out to me that my nephew, Nate, graduated from the University of Oregon, not Oregon State University. My apologies to Nate and to any Ducks fans out there! Continue reading
We had to make it to Oregon by Sunday because I had a dental appointment yesterday. I thought it was going to be for a deep cleaning, which I was dreading…
I haven’t had a chance to talk about Wednesday yet, and now I have news from today as well, so this could be a little bit longer than usual!
Everything has been up in the air for us regarding our trip to Oregon for the next couple of months. My brother-in-law has been living in adult foster care most of this year, so we’re not sure where we will be living. But today, we got more unsettling news… Continue reading
Today is Kader’s twenty-first birthday. I managed to get tickets to a play so that we could take her tonight. First, at Merih’s invitation, we took her to dinner in the bar at Sister Bay Bowl. That’s where he works and he wanted to serve us. We sat facing the bowling alley and enjoyed watching people of all ages play.
One more update on my friends in Louisiana… Betty sends her thanks for all the prayers that went up for them after I posted about her and Mike. She says that while others are saying the weathermen were wrong, she prefers to believe that God answered our prayers and hers.
Speaking of storms, we went through a doozy today.
Last week, when we went to pick Merih up from the place he is staying, we noticed he was talking with a beautiful young woman outside his room. At the Bridges event last night, he introduced her to us. Her name is Kader (pronounced Keh-DAHR) Sirtikara. Continue reading
I mentioned before that Mark and I are Bridges parents to Merih Bayirli. When we dropped him off at his place last week after the play, he asked if we’d be at the Bridges event this week. He seemed to want us there, so Mark and I went. Continue reading
As of today, we have finally entered summer. You may be thinking I’m off by a few days, but what I mean is that today we finally hit temperatures in the mid-70s. Looking at the future forecast, it would appear that it will be in the 70s and 80s for the foreseeable future! Continue reading
My pastor, Nancy Bontempo, had her first appointment with an oncologist last Thursday and I hadn’t heard the results so I asked her about it in our prayer meeting before church this morning. It wasn’t good… Continue reading