Category Archives: India: Woodstock School

In July of 2009, we returned to Woodstock School in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India.

What Wondrous Love is This?!

WOSA 2011 REUNION “What wondrous love is this!” is an apt question or exclamation for the love and support we have been experiencing. An unexpected gift made it possible for us to attend the Woodstock Old Students Association (WOSA) conference/reunion … Continue reading

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Are we “coming” or “going”?

The goodbyes have begun. Dave is teaching his last class this morning.  We are coming home to Kansas to finish my treatment.  We expect to fly out of Delhi this Sunday and arrive in KS on Monday, the 23rd, one … Continue reading

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Now that was a good one…

In our village in Chad, there was a small clinic for basic medical care.  “Basic” included minor surgery performed on a plastic-draped table outside in the sun because they had no electricity.  They had no disposable needles, so needles were … Continue reading

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Another Dan Terry Tale…

This story was quoted by Kristin Wyatt in The Canadian Press today. Dan Terry, 64, was another long Afghan veteran. A fluent Dari language speaker like his friend Little, Terry first came to Afghanistan in 1971 and returned to live … Continue reading

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A Broader Perspective

Much has been made of the British woman doctor killed in Afghanistan a couple days ago.  Her name, and that of the team leader Tom Little, are in the news.  Dan Terry’s name has not yet hit the media, but … Continue reading

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“You Might Not Have to Die”

When hiking in the Himalayas in the 90’s, I categorized the drop-offs at the edge of the trail according to the probable end result:

* They might not have to carry you (ie., you might not even get injured).
* You might not have to die (your injuries might not be fatal)
* They might not find you (self-explanatory)

This summer vacation I’ve been thinking somebody’s definitely going to have to carry me and I might, in fact, have to die. Continue reading

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Almost Done…

I am almost done with my duties as Interim Human Resources Manager; the duration was supposed to end on June 7th, but was extended by one week.  Now, if I can only survive until next Friday without going up in … Continue reading

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May 2010

Dear Life Sharing Sunday School Class, So many things we wish we could join you for!  It’s Sunday morning here and I’m trying to actually write some emails for a change…   We haven’t been going to church much.  Our choices … Continue reading

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February 2010

It’s been a long time since I wrote… (and even longer until I’ve come back to finish…) We’re still alive – and well.  Dave is sleeping off a night train from Delhi, three-tier AC sleeper.  He didn’t get the top … Continue reading

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Update on COLD

After whining so about the cold, I should give you an update: We don’t have a thermometer, but other staff who do, say their house is upper 50’s inside when it’s lower 50″s outside.  I ordered massive quantities of wood … Continue reading

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