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Nay Nay’s Costume Party

We are seriously lacking in overall cuteness here, so here are some pictures from a costume party held yesterday at Nay Nay’s school. Batman, ready to party! Batman and older brother “Clowns to the left of me…” “…witches to the right of me.” Fairy princess That dynamic, crime-fighting duo: Batman and Mommy! Batman takes a…

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Scout Camp

Several factors motivated us to get Mikey into scouting while we were on furlough in the US earlier this year. Not the least of these was that he thrived with the adventures that the scout program provides. Upon our arrival in São Luís we were delighted to find a thriving Boy Scout (Escoteiro) program here….

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11 Years and Counting

A whirlwind schedule and limited internet connectivity have combined since the tenth of this month to form the perfect storm for non-communication. Result: mucho updating to do before sending out next prayer letter. We will start with my favorite set of photos from the past several weeks: the celebration of 11 years of marriage to…

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Holy Birthday Party, Batman!

Our youngest son turned 4 Wednesday, and, in accordance with an ancient and well-respected Comings tradition, we celebrated his birthday on Friday. The theme of the party was Batman, and the house…er…bat cave…was decorated accordingly. Evildoers beware! Batman and Mommy Nathanael surrounded by cousins and friends Nathanael opening presents while Mikey looks on

“Dia dos Namorados” Event
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“Dia dos Namorados” Event

Brazilian’s celebrate their equivalent of Valentines Day on June 12th. As that fell on a Sunday this year, the Kerigma congregation held a Dia dos Namorados event on the 11th. Despite the date, romance was in the air! ____________________ Did you enjoy this post? Consider making a donation to our ministry in Brazil. As an…

Welcome to Maranhão!
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Welcome to Maranhão!

It has been about a month and a half since our arrival for our second term in Brazil. Here is a quick summary of major events during that time. Renting a house. This was our first major hurdle. After several days of searching we finally found a three-bedroom home in a decent neighborhood. Our son…

First Pictures from Second Term
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First Pictures from Second Term

Admittedly, there’s not much here. We would have many more pictures, but for the first couple weeks the charger for our camera was buried deep in luggage. It has finally been recovered, and more pictures should be forthcoming. In the future there will be pictures of our new house (as soon as the Brazilian Bombshell…