Hola from Mazatlan. As I write, I assure you I've tried many times to write an update. I realize a lot of you aren't on Facebook, so you will not be able to see our updates. It's been a hard few weeks, each day here passes by quicker each week. We both feel if we could just pause time, that would allow for more to get accomplished. Although, we know this is not realistic. Praise items! Darryl's back and arms are doing better. After four treatments at the massage clinic, and many prayers … [Read more...] about Gaining Strides.
It's very hard to believe that we've been here for nearly one month. A lot has been happening and the balance with life, ministry stuff, and rest has given us a good shake. We knew it would be busy, but somehow, you can never prepare yourself. We feel that it's been important to try to maintain as much of our Canadian lifestyle while we are in Mazatlan. This means that we set an alarm, we exercise, we work, and we play a bit when there's time. We are at the the church nearly every day to … [Read more...] about One Month Update!
Hola from Mazatlan! We are currently three weeks into our time here in Mazatlan. Our family transitioned easier this time after spending six months in this city last winter. We really like the apartment we've rented and it has provided a convenient location with our involvement with the Vineyard Church. Some of the great things about our Location: Ten Minute from The Vineyard Church which makes walking there every day so much better. A Laundromat!!! Literally a two-minute walk from our … [Read more...] about Our Update After Three Weeks In Mazatlan.
Hey all! I figured it was time to let you in on a few things brewing, (besides the amazing Mexican coffee I drink every morning). Sorry couldn't pass that one up! This is a guess but I'm thinking that a lot of you wonder what a typical day looks like for us? Each day is different with fabulous places, feelings that come our way, and some moments more frustrating. Our days have generally looked a little like this... 5:30 am Emily wakes up... Such an early riser! 7:00 am Ben wakes up! See the … [Read more...] about Life as we know it: A bit of what we are doing here in Mazatlan.
I just have to share with you a recipe that I made last night. It's simple, but with a bit of chopping you'll have a nice dinner, appy, or snack in about 20-30 minutes top. Perhaps it might show up at your New Years party? Yep, your guests will thank me. Fresh Shrimp Ceviche 3 cups cooked chopped shrimp. 2 cups chopped cucumber 1.5 cups chopped onion. Red or white is fine. 2 cups of chopped fresh tomato lots of limes for juicing. I used about 6 key limes. 1 large handful of … [Read more...] about No Hassle Fresh Shrimp Ceveche
Hello from Mazatlan! I must say we appreciate all the love you all have sent us via text, email, Facebook! We appreciate every One of you in so many ways and this journey would not be the same without you. A few weeks back I wrote about our first week here in Mazatlan. I'm sorry That I'm a bit behind on getting some thoughts down as the last few weeks have had all sorts of stuff going on. I think one of the main areas I'd like to touch on today is a question that mostly family asks us on a … [Read more...] about Sand, Sun, and Propane Gas: The Joys Of Mazatlan.