Category Archives: Family

March 2017 Newsletter

(Click here to read the printable version.) Resident Visas:  It took over a year but we are Ecuadorean residents!  We had some bumps along the way, but we persisted and God moved some mountains (the details are on our blog). … Continue reading

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Our First HMA

As we neared the end of our first three-year term we started planning our first HMA (Home Ministry Assignment). We hoped to get our residence visas in early August and take off for some beautiful Oregon weather. We’d be busy … Continue reading

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December 2015 Newsletter

Click here for a printable, pdf version.           It’s December in Quito! This weekend is the celebration of Quito’s founding by the Spanish in 1534, next weekend is a three-day Share-a-thon by our radio station, and … Continue reading

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June 2015 Newsletter

  And we’ve had our first U.S. visitor! Read about his visit (and more) in our latest newsletter; just click below: pdf printable version newsletter html mobile device version newsletter Sign up for our email newsletter  

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When You Give a Stranger Your Camera

On the Pichincha ridge high above Quito we asked a random passer-by to take a photo of the three of us.  Being creative, he lifted the camera high above his head to get more of Quito in the background.  What … Continue reading

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Summer 2014 – Verano 2014

Yes, we know it’s not summer anymore, but we want to catch up with some of our summer events.  Sí, sabemos no es verano, pero queremos contar nuestras noticias. First, we’re not in Costa Rica at language school any longer; we … Continue reading

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Christmas Bird Counts

Our oldest daughter, Vjera Thompson, shares a favorite holiday tradition in a second guest blog by one of our “kids.” Like many people, I’m sure you have breathed a sigh of relief now that the holidays are over.  Although it’s … Continue reading

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