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Monthly Archives: December 2012
We had a little Christmas party with our neighbors last night. It was a warm cozy time! Thank you for coming, aunty Yuko! Kids had a good time with you! And we are so glad to see Ken whose brother … Continue reading
This morning I went alone to renew my drivers license and update our address in Japan. Always an adventure filling out paperwork in Japanese. Always a sharp reminder of clinging inadequacies. I finally got the gold license for good driving—only … Continue reading
Today was Tani-san’s last day with us for awhile. He and I headed out to Sakashita-san’s place on Nagazuura to clean oysters—nearly 700 of them. This work consists of scraping muck, mussels, and gooey, slick, jelly blobs off the oysters—either … Continue reading
12月16日に私たちの住む地域の子供会のクリスマス会のお手伝いをしました。 茨城からAPN(アカペラプレイズナイト)というグループを招待し、たくさんの賛美歌を歌ってもらい、降誕劇は子供たち参加で、本来のクリスマスの意味を存分に知ってもらえる意味のある会になったのではないかと思います！ ママたちもにも来てもらい、一緒に楽しんでいただきました。 またそのような地域に密着したお手伝いをさせていただきたいと願ってます！ メリークリスマス！(*^^*)
Full day. This morning for worship service we were joined by Mike McLain and APN (A Capella Praise Night). We read through the Christmas story from the Gospel of Luke broken up with hymns that tell the Christmas story. In … Continue reading
Eric and I worked with Tani-san, Yosuke-kun, and his friend Yuki-kun (all three from Osaka) on cleaning up our friend’s auto-repair shop. Tani-san is a professional with a caulking gun, so he helped seal up holes in the walls while … Continue reading