Happy Camp

This past summer Grace International School hosted an English and Sports Outreach Camp for 120 local Thai students. The kids played sports, learned English, heard the Gospel in a culturally relevant way and had a chance to respond to what they had heard. As a result, 104 kids filled out a form inviting them to accept the truths of Christ …

Khantoke Dinner

With my sis in town we couldn’t pass up a traditional Khantoke dinner. It’s pronounced can-toke but we called it can-toke-ee as we made plans to go. …so the name stuck. Plus, we think it’s more fun to say! It began with a family-style meal of an assortment of typical Thai dishes while a small band played Thai tunes.  And …

Chiang Mai Night Safari

While my sister was visiting we went to Chiang Mai Night Safari. It’s much like a zoo in the States. We were able to walk around the park and peek at and learn about the animals – some very familiar and some very not! She loves the zoo at home in Phoenix so it was a might see. 🙂 There …

Paxton Chows on Passion Fruit

I was making dinner while Pax was exploring on the floor.  I turned around to find slimy hands, a messy floor and passion fruit seeds stuck to his face. Passion fruit (assuming you’re unfamilair) has a hard shell that we typically cut open with a knife. And then we scoop out the gooey, tart, delicious center. Well, Paxton’s thumb did …

Paxton’s New Pool

 We picked up this fine little pool at a nearby yard sale for 100 baht ($3ish). Yippee! I’d been in the market for one for quite some time. So play and splash we do. And when he was done he simply went to the edge and made his way over it. Outta here!

Phuket Marathon

Brian and a friend, Cameron, went down to Phuket this last weekend for a race. Here’s B’s report from the weekend: This weekend I went down to Phuket, Thailand with a friend to run the Phuket Marathon. He is leaving this Friday to be a missionary in Uganda and really wanted to run his first marathon before going. This was …