Monday, January 30, 2012

Bike Trail

We have a new aide working with Bethany now, and I got to go to the bike trail today for a lovely walk by myself.

Sunday, January 29, 2012


Everyone was glad to welcome the Haiti travelers home

Saturday, January 28, 2012


our youth left for a retreat yesterday at Wexford

turkeys at the elementary school

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Haiti update

Bridget, Jo Ann, Charlie, and Carrie picking out rocks

John on the roof again

Julia and Bridget sifting sand

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Wednesday in Jefferson and Haiti

Trees were trimmed all over town to clear the power lines

..and for those of you who only see the Haiti news on this blog, here are some photos

John got to help with trusses today

Carrie's new iphone is fun.  Anna in the background.

Charlie in the background

Tuesday, January 24, 2012


this is the new camera.....interesting......icy branches at night

and Brady salting the walks before church

nothing like an amaryllis in January!

a Request


If you are reading this blog and are willing, the team in Haiti would love for you to send a note of encouragement.  Sometimes notes are read to the group at a meal, and it can be very encouraging and uplifting.
You can go to the facebook group page and leave a note there:

or send an email to:

thanks so much.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Winter, and a Haiti update

Damon sent this gorgeous photo from their house near Mather

and here is their turkey flock eating berries near the house
Charlie, Carrie, Donna(?), Rick after a morning's work today

I think this is Charlie's head...

Such an adorable group, very squished into a van

outside of church on Sunday

I got these Haiti photos from the facebook and photobucket sites.  You can access them from the church website.

Sunday, January 22, 2012


Beth has a frequent desire for photos with handsome men. 

farewells, from the stand-in pastor

melting, melting