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Archive for May, 2009

May 30th, 2009

New Family Member

No, we didn’t adopt or have an international student move in with us… We have a puppy! Since our previous dog, Rascal, died a couple of years ago, we have been missing the loving presence of a little four-legged creature in our home. Kimberly saw this one in a pet shop recently and one-by-one, took […]

May 23rd, 2009

Basketball Champs!

Cameron’s 12&Under team won the basketball championship today! They had a great season, playing a very disciplined game, and were able to win their league against other international schools. Cameron (#24) played center and was named the team’s 2nd MVP. He really grew a lot through the season, and we are proud of him!

May 19th, 2009

Focused Living Seminar!

We held a 10-hour Focused Living Seminar today for leaders from about 20 churches today. We work through exercizes together that focus on character and calling: -Personal Timeline -Biblical Purpose -Life & Ministry Values -Personal Vision Two groups have formed out of this seminar that will continue in monthly peer mentoring networks, led by five […]

May 17th, 2009

Harlem Globetrotters Come to Town!

I remember going with my dad to see the Globetrotters when I was in elementary school. They came to Singapore this week, and I organized a group of 6 dads and sons from Cameron’s class to go together. What a great show! They are wonderful ambassadors for the US, and the boys were amazed at […]

May 16th, 2009

Track Meet

Today was Tyler’s second, and final, track meet of the season. After playing football and baseball, he decided to run track in order to stay in shape. The meets were organized for a group of about 6 international and local high schools. The meets run from 9am to 5pm, and he ran in 8 races! […]

May 13th, 2009

Peter Halder Visit

Our friend from Bangladesh, Peter Halder, is in town for a few days speaking at a conference. We have known him from Rolling Hills Covenant Church since the mid-80s. He was able to come over to our house for dinner tonight, and we had a nice time catching up and learning about his life and […]

May 8th, 2009

Signs of Singapore

Watch where you step and how you squat! When you step into a restroom stall in Singapore, you may encounter a hole in the floor for squatting, instead of a toilet bowl. That is true in many countries, but in Singapore, at least they warn you! On the other hand, please do not squat if […]

May 3rd, 2009

Father-Son Retreat

The boys’ school organized a father-son retreat for middle school boys and their dads this weekend. Cameron and I joined about 25 other pairs and had a great time learning and playing together. We took a ferry to and Indonesian terminal, then a couple smaller boats to an eco-resort on a secluded island. (There are […]

May 2nd, 2009

Drama Workshop

Today, Kimberly and her team of 15 drama leaders from six churches led a half-day seminar for 60 participants from 20 churches. Her team has had a wonderful time preparing over the past few weeks, and the response today was tremendous. You can see a flyer for this seminar at www.crmsingapore.com/Seminars/Drama.pdf