Category Archives: France

Letting Go

In an eight month window starting in November 2008 we moved four times as we were preparing for and arriving overseas.  It was overwhelming and baffling to pack all our belonging into eight suitcases. One year after that, we were … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornaments Flashback

Every year we make Christmas ornaments.  It started when David wanted ornaments to decorate the Christmas tree in his Air Force dorm room.  He went all out decorating his room, however, he wanted homemade ornaments for his tree.  I made … Continue reading

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Family Tradition Flashback

We have a family tradition to set-up our Christmas tree and decorate for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving.  We blast Christmas music and all get into the act of decorating and Christmas spirit.  This is our sixth year in a … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Pocket?

While playing a game we call Hide the Buddies, David found two RER tickets.  When we lived in France we got around by public transportation.  We became quite accustomed to riding the bus, RER (commuter train) and the Metro.  The … Continue reading

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Hindsight

Before we left the USA in 2009 to start this new missions life, I (DeAnna) thought it was impossible to not only have partners that want to be on our team for monthly living finances, but also the huge amount … Continue reading

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God’s Protection

Yesterday we were driving from Kumbo to Yaoundé and just east of Makenene the driver’s side rear axle rod along with the tire and wheel broke away from the car as we were driving at 80 kmh (50 mph) down … Continue reading

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We Have Tickets to Ride

As I (DeAnna) was cleaning out my backpack, I found four bus tickets from France in a small zippered pocket.  I chuckled as I looked at the unused tickets.  I used to keep them in my backpack in the event … Continue reading

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