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To Nairobi and Back

I has already been 3 months, and time to extend our Visas so we can stay in Kenya.  Unfortunately, that requires a trip all the way to Nairobi!  But I was kind of looking forward to this one. We had been living with some plumbing and electrical challenges, I was really looking forward to enjoying … Continue reading »

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Riley’s Video

Some friends of ours in Oklahoma wanted a video of Riley talking about his life as a missionary kid here in Meru to show to a Vacation Bible School.  We tried to capture a varied view of our daily life, including our ministry work and a tour of our property.  If you can get past … Continue reading »

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Returning to USA

Just a short note to say we’re heading back to the USA for a few weeks during the Kenya presidential elections.  The last elections in 2007 turned out to be a trigger that erupted tribal tensions, resulting in several thousand deaths. Most people say Meru is the safest place to be in Kenya, and don’t … Continue reading »

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On to Meru

It’s hard to believe it’s only been a few days since we arrived!  It’s going to take a bit to catch everyone up! We left Nairobi for Meru on Wednesday.  The drive gave us a great view of the central business district of Nairobi, which had some beautiful architecture for some of the skyscrapers.  I … Continue reading »

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First Kenya Experiences

We finally arrived in Kenya!  I can’t say how happy I am that all this airplane travel is complete.  Thanks to Ravena who met us at the gate, things went very smoothly at the Nairobi airport.  She guided us right past the long line of people waiting to get visas to another gate that was … Continue reading »

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Items for Sale

We’ve got a bunch of things we need to sell before we leave!  You can kill two birds with one stone…relieve us of these items while helping fund our trip!

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Meru Video

Here’s a short little informative clip about Meru, the town we’ll be in.  There appears to be a series for the area towns, I’m betting little infomercials shown on TV.  At least it gives everyone a view of why Meru is an important area – it serves as a business, cultural and educational center that … Continue reading »

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Our Move to Kenya – What We’ll be Doing

Yes, we’re moving to Kenya! My last post explained the long story of why and how. In this post I’ll talk about what we’ll be doing and how you can help! We will be volunteering for the Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation (MKMF), a small non-government, non-profit organization based in Meru, Kenya. It was founded in … Continue reading »

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Our Move to Kenya – The Long Story

What? You’re moving to Africa? Although it’s been in the works for several months, many of you are just now finding out. So here’s a post to explain everything from the beginning. The VERY beginning would be when I was very young…I had my own personal relationship with God since I was about 5. For … Continue reading »

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