Category Archives: Ecuador

Coronavirus #2

Here’s an update on the coronavirus here in Ecuador during the last week. The list below has the date, the number of total cases diagnosed (in parenthesis), total deaths, and any government action that happened that day. All actions are … Continue reading

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Coronavirus #1

Personal Update We are doing fine. As seniors (65+) we are not allowed to leave our home for any reason. We’re figuring out how to exercise, work remotely, stay connected with family and friends, even thrive in this situation. God … Continue reading

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December 2019 Newsletter

(Want to read the print version? Click here.) The most notable event of 2019 in Ecuador was one that we missed. As we were wrapping up our four-month Home Ministry Assignment in the U.S., Ecuador’s government discontinued 40-year-old fuel subsidies. … Continue reading

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October 2019 Newsletter

(NEWSFLASH: From October 3 through October 13 Ecuador experienced widespread strikes and civil unrest after the government discontinued long-standing fuel subsidies. We did not know until today (October 14) if we would be returning October 16 or rescheduling our flight. … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset in Eugene

It’s been six years since we were in Oregon long enough to see the seasons change. We arrived this year just before the June solstice and we’ll leave a bit after the September equinox. In June it was strange how … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Things

“What do you miss most when you’re in Ecuador?” This recent question was a bit difficult to answer, as we try to focus on what we have rather than on what we’re missing. But the question got us thinking about … Continue reading

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March 2019 Newsletter

(Want to read the print version? Click here.) Last weekend we heard a great story of God’s faithfulness. We were invited to Sunday dinner by a couple who served as missionaries here between 1978 and 2001. After 15 years in … Continue reading

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