Ah, yet another fun adventure yesterday! I love to shop, no secret there, and shopping here takes things to a new level in several ways. First off, there are always deals to be found, and the inventory changes almost every time you head out. Which is fun! There are always treasures to be found. Until… Read More Shopping in Davao, Part 2
Well, we will have a car very soon anyways! You wanna hear a God story? I think I have one! A little over a week ago, Dan and I went to immigration to renew his visa. When we arrived, there were three American me at the window dealing with some minor issue, and I couldn’t… Read More We Have Wheels!
Some good news! I’ve lost weight since arriving in Davao! This phenomenon is fairly common here, it’s a careful blend of sweating, walking, eating fresh local food, sweating more, and probably a lot of stress relief (or maybe added stress for some people? Not for us though!) In my case, the appalling lack of soda… Read More Which Way to the Big and Tall Store!?
Dad and Me, May 2010 As a kid, I adored my dad, even though he would do lots of goofy, quirky things that I think are a requirement to be a good father. We had a Little Golden Book that was poetry for children that he loved to read before I went to bed.… Read More Happy Trails, Dad!
Just over three months in, and, as cliche as it sounds, it feels like we’ve been here forever, but also as though we just got here. And we still aren’t up and running like we wanted, but we’re OK with where things are at. Honest. I know some people read this blog to see how… Read More Sweet, Sweet Progress!
The Refuge Youth Center is a youth ministry center here in Davao. Our awesome neighbors, Matt and Emily Triggs, founded the Refuge as a safe place for youth to come hang out, play music, spend time with other youth, and experience the power of the love of Christ. It’s in the early stages, but the… Read More Alternative Rockfest at The Refuge