Category Archives: Other Stuff

Leaving Again

We hope to fly stand-by from LA to Tokyo tomorrow,  November 20th.  We are grateful for the people who give us buddy-passes to make these trips possible. Our time with Daniel was very special, and it is always hard to … Continue reading

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Are We Crowded Yet?

It is not unusual while traveling by train around Tokyo to have interruptions in the schedule, mostly credited to a euphemistic “human body accident.” Train lines are interconnected and during the morning rush hour when millions of people are commuting … Continue reading

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It’s Not Cricket!

This week at Japanese calligraphy/brush writing class a classmate entered  the room beaming and announced that he had “big news.”  This is not typical behavior for this gentleman (actually for anyone) so clearly this was a big deal.  A couple … Continue reading

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“Did you clean the fish’s teeth?”

Every week Thursday, Uiko comes back from work with Mark for supper/Bible study. She stays about 4 hours, so we discuss and dissect a whole variety of topics. A little bit of background on Uiko: Not only is she Deaf, … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

There is no “normal” day in my life. As I wake up I ask The Gardener to please select the flowers for the day’s arrangement and for the joy and strength to wholeheartedly give thanks and embrace it with joy. … Continue reading

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Nope, we haven’t fallen off the end of the world. Yep, we are still alive. And nope, you haven’t been removed from our prayer update list. It’s just really been a month since we wrote. In that time, we took … Continue reading

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Plans

We’re off to the Sendai area, where we’re told there may not be internet access. After that, we’ll be leaving for a short trip to the U.S. August 8 – 23.  We’ll be in touch as we can. Thanks for … Continue reading

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