Author Archives: Crofford

We’re changing blog sites

In August 2016, we moved back to Kenya. Now, our blog is moving too. As of early January, http://www.betweenhereandthere.org will close. But not to fret! You can subscribe to our new blog (www.croffordsinkenya.com) by simply clicking on this link: http://www.croffordsinkenya.comContinue reading

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Words & a pic – December 8, 2016

A  big part of Christmas is the music. We like listening to all kinds – Pentatonix, Denver and the Mile High Orchestra, Whitney Houston, Josh Groban, Andy Williams and the Carpenters. Making music is also a must. Enter the Nairobi … Continue reading

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Words and A Pic – November 30

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Here in Kenya though, it is just another working day. We and the other missionaries and Americans celebrated on Sunday afternoon. We had decorations and the doxology, conversations and casserole, pie and a puzzle. Loved … Continue reading

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Words & a pic – Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Being involved as faculty/staff at ANU is a rewarding but often intense job for Amy and me. We treasure the chances we have to get off campus and recreate. This afternoon was one of those times. The Nairobi Music Society … Continue reading

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School vacation? Hardly!

Teachers work hard. Teachers in Kenya are no exception. Due to several variables in the past, many people had been allowed to teach, particularly at the primary level, without a bachelor’s degree. A few years ago, the government decided that … Continue reading

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Words & a pic – November 9, 2016

On Friday, November 4, our younger son, Brad, married Emily (Em) Papp. We flew from Nairobi to Des Moines, Iowa for the celebration. In the days leading up to the wedding, we had time as a family, including John, who … Continue reading

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“She’s famous!”

Greg and I are visiting all of our favorite haunts from the last time that we lived in Nairobi. A week or so ago, we visited Yaya Centre. The Indian restaurant has changed its menu. Unfortunately, all our favorite dishes … Continue reading

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