July 2017

About Fyrish

July 24, 2017 Planning

And we have a congregation!  We wrote to the branch office in Trinidad, which oversees the work in Guyana, and asked for suggestions of congregations which needed help and they suggested Fyrish.  We talked to the contact there and they are going to look for a house for us to rent for a year so that’s still pending but at least we know the area where we will be going. I’d like to say from the get-go that while I’veRead More

Packing: For Women

July 14, 2017 Planning

Packing for vacation is one thing but packing for a year in a hot country is its own special challenge!  As you can imagine, I’ve been thinking about this way too much…  This blog post could be way longer and filled with stories of all the things I’ve bought and returned already or all my anxiety about keeping the balance of buying what I need and not becoming materialistic, but we’ll skip all that nonsense and just focus on theRead More

Packing: For Men

July 3, 2017 Planning

I’d like to say up front that I don’t dress my husband.  I might buy him something occasionally but I don’t lay out his clothes or plan to coordinate with him.  That having been said, he is a bit lax on buying clothing for himself so, since packing for a year abroad takes some advance thought, I’ve been putting a plan together for him. Our main priority, besides dressing in an acceptable way, is to stay cool and comfortable whileRead More

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