Archive | February, 2008

A Northwoods Winter

David Waller and I enjoyed spending the month of January at the beautiful Northwoods Conference Center in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Jensen family was very hospitable during our stay. With Mrs. Jensen’s fine cooking and Mr. Jensen’s entertaining stories, we spent many enjoyable evenings together. Our fun adventures included the opportunity to go […]

Depart from iniquity

Our family recently read the short book of 2 John and I began to see how important this book is for every Christian to understand. “And this is love, that we walk after His commandments. This is the commandment, that, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it. For many deceivers are entered […]

Picture time

“A picture is worth a thousand words”! It’s been great to add pictures to the most recent reports from Taiwan. You can click here to see them or go to Home:Archives by Author:Donald. And here are some more! The first six were taken during the two weeks of camp: Courtesy of our faithful translator and […]

The Valentines Banquet

My responsibilities for this very special Valentines Banquet were categorized into three major sections: I was to first help in the studio, then take pictures of how the food was prepared and lastly take more pictures of what all transpired during the actual banquet. For the studio, Rob was the photographer but I was supposed to […]

Vegetable Pizza

Grandma Brown introduced us to vegetable pizza a few years back but it was not until recently that I began making it myself by “staddonizing” the recipe. The first thing I changed was the crust — we like “the real thing” rather than Pillsbury cresent rolls. The second thing that was more to our liking was […]

Duty is Ours – Results are God’s

Friday was a very encouraging day at school. The first class we went into was a 4th grade class where we had talked about Gratefulness and made thank you notes the week before. It was such a joy to hear that almost 100% of the cards had been delivered, and to discuss with the children how […]

West Virginia for Huckabee!

West Virginia was the first of 21 states to announce it’s choice for the Republican presidential nominee tonight. Can you guess who the winner was? Amazingly, Mike Huckabee took 1st place with 52% of the vote! Romney took 2nd with 47% while McCain, the national leader, took an extremely distant 3rd at 1%. With the […]