Author Archives: Cyndilou

About Cyndilou

Just a diva dilettante who sings, knits, crochets, dances, takes photos, and generally has a good time while she tries to figure out what she wants to be when she retires from her technogeek job.

Kenya adventures, section IV

Help, I’m running out of snappy titles! 😀 May is still the rainy season in Kenya, and rain that started about 8 pm yesterday evening did not stop until about 8 am this morning. Grounds at the health clinic that … Continue reading

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Kenya adventures, part C

The third clinic day was a little slow,  slower than expected, perhaps. Or friends from Pipeline explained that it was too cold for people to come – indeed, here you’ll see children bundled up in temperatures that seem too warm … Continue reading

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Kenya adventures, part the second

So…clinics. Our mission here with Vision for Kenya/Vision for Africa is to share the gospel as we hold free eye clinics for the people in underprivileged areas. Some teams head out into the villages, some teams (like ours) work in … Continue reading

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Kenya adventures, Part 1

Jambo, from Kenya! It’s been a great couple of days here,  after the longest travel period I’ve ever taken.  🙂 Forgive the wordy post,  but Internet access has been spotty. I’ll supplement this with photos hopefully later this week. We … Continue reading

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Who I am

I am not good with crowds of people, but I don’t like to be too often alone. I am not a talented writer, but I have lots of good stories to tell. I am full of anxiety, but I am … Continue reading

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Another year, another perspective

Well, 2015 was interesting. Not quite in the ancient Chinese curse sense, but it definitely had its share of stuff happening. Earlier this year I finished with the rest of my surgeries and every scan since has shown no evidence … Continue reading

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Musical Notes

*Achoo!* Sorry, it got a little dusty in here. Life got a little crazy for a while, with its ups and downs. I keep saying I should write more, and yet… At any rate, it occurred to me at rehearsal … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2014, Hello New Year!

It’s a new year, new beginnings, new possibilities. 2014 was a challenging year for me, to say the least. It began with uncertainty that turned into a diagnosis of breast cancer – which turned into a fight that I’m happy … Continue reading

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Twelve years!

Yes, my blog has been up and running in one format or another for twelve years now. Happy Bloggiversary to me! The original title of the blog was Yarn Utopia, and I started it primarily as a craft blog. Now … Continue reading

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Blessed in the Journey

There is a song I learned when I was much younger, called Blessed in the Journey. It was a gathering song for a youth gathering, and before today I think I was really limiting its application. “We are blessed in … Continue reading

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