Happy Thanksgiving!

I would like to wish my readers a Happy Thanksgiving.  I know that some of you have had a rough year and finding things to be thankful for may be a challenge.  Others are leading very busy lives and this holiday may feel like work to you, or it may feel like a chance to rest.  I hope that you can all spend Thanksgiving with loved ones. Continue reading

Lessons on the road

You may recall that I gave Liuda her first driving lesson in July and then another one in August.  It has been difficult to coordinate with her for driving lessons, especially since she has been sick for the last three weeks.  She told me today that she has pneumonia. Continue reading

Watching the election from Lynden, WA

How far did you go to vote?  Mark and I drove five hours to Lynden, WA to vote.  We are registered here but discovered last week that our registrations had become inactive.  We updated our addresses, but it was too late to get an absentee ballot, so here we are. Continue reading

One day Bible conference

Shortly before we left Florida I got an email from Our Daily Bread Ministries saying they were going to be putting on a one day Bible Conference in Detroit, MI on April 30th and it was only going to cost $10 per person to cover a box lunch.  It was on our way, it was at the right time, and the price was right.  Who could pass up such an offer? Continue reading

My better half

Ever since Mark had his vertigo attack, people have been telling me about a new treatment for vertigo.  Vertigo is caused by crystals in the fluid in your inner ear that somehow end up where they aren’t supposed to be, and the treatment is to move the head around in such a way as to get them back in place.  Mark had a chiropractic appointment this morning and the chiropractor did this type of treatment for him. Continue reading

Calling all Christians everywhere…

I am using my blog today to ask all believers to help me.  I have been, as I’m sure many of you have, horrified by what ISIS is doing.  Now they have captured a large number of Christians and I feel we should be doing something about it, so I am asking you to reach out with me and spread this blog to as many Christians as you know. Continue reading