We receive regular updates from our contractors as they work on the school projects there. Each of the schools has need for clean water, latrines and hand wash facilities. Each of the schools burns their waste on the school grounds, we are providing an incinerator to help minimize the burn scars, and to minimize the smoke generated.
Our time here in Kaysville, is busy with doctor appointments, and picking up prescriptions. We have noticed that DeAnn’s mother is having a difficult time eating solid food. It is increasingly difficult to keep things down. Getting old is a difficult task. More difficult for some than others.
Saturday, I went to my cousin’s funeral. A beautiful tribute to a wonderful woman. One of the older cousins, she lived a full life and raised two wonderful children. It is an interesting experience to age and spend time with relatives who are aging, and to share life stories with each other. I heard the voices of my grandmother and my aunt and uncle in the relatives that day. Reflecting on how we imprint on our children. The people I was with reflected so much of their folks.
I hope that the things I imprint on my family will be something to be proud of. I love my family. I love my children and grand children, they are some of the very best joys of my life.
Our prayers are for our family and for the people of Cambodia. We miss the land and the people.
More to come….
With great love,
Elder & Sister Stone