Monthly Archives: March 2011

Two Weeks Out

Hurray! The telephone/internet company said they’d come put us on-line on April 1. (Right now I’m standing on a packing box in Mark’s study, working on Mark’s lap top which is on an elevated shelf, where we can often find … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers

Q: From here we hear that everything in Sendai is destroyed? What about Hori’s house? A: Sendai is a big city, most of which is actually not on the seacoast. So the tsunami did horrendous damage, but not to the … Continue reading

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Translation in the New Reality

At ViBi, with power outages taking half-days at a time, and so many pressing needs around us, translation work is more or less at a stand-still. Deaf people desperately need information, and with so much of the infrastructure down, it … Continue reading

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No Internet For a While

Just got a call from the phone company–they can’t install internet or phone on the 18th, and have no idea when they will be able to get to it. They’re having trouble getting shipments of equipment to install and the … Continue reading

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Some Ways to Help and Other News

Many of the churches in our church association are in the areas hardest hit by both the earthquake and tsunami. For those wanting to help, WorldVenture has set up a relief fund. You can participate at: http://www.worldventure.com/Give/Support-Projects-Ministries/Projects/JAPAN-EARTHQUAKE.html or http://www.worldventure.com/News-And-Prayer/Japan_Tsunami.html ViBi … Continue reading

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Hori is Okay

Friday we finally heard from Hori. Cell phone service was out until then and he couldn’t get through. He and all his family are fine, though I imagine he has stories to tell. He left Yamagata and drove home over … Continue reading

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From the Periphery of the Earthquake Zone

Another “just a quick note,” this timeĀ  to let you know that the movers come in an hour, and internet/phone will not be hooked up until March 18 at our new place. SO . . . if you don’t hear … Continue reading

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