Tag Archives: John Block

Philippine Travel Log: Our Last Day in Manila

October 9th was dominated by one theme: preparing to return home.  We ate our classic breakfast buffet at the hotel, then headed over to the mall for sovenier shopping.  After being exposed to such great stores at the “new” mall … Continue reading

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Philippine Travel Log: Minor Disaster Averted

After dinner with our friends and a little shopping – particularly for our new-found fruity friend, the pummelo – we returned to the hotel.  It was getting close to bed time for John, but we still had time to play … Continue reading

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Philippine Travel Log: A Day with the Whittles

Day 4: Saturday, October 4, 2008 A Day with the Whittles Brian and JoAnne Whittle are the directors of Shekinah Home.  They founded the orphanage nearly 4 years ago as missionaries from the United States, and have served dozens of … Continue reading

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Philippine Travel Log: And there was evening and morning the first day

Day 1: Wednesday, October 1, 2008 Arrival at Shekinah I’ve already gone into some details about meeting John-John and our arrival at the orphanage, as well as a detailed description of the orphanage itself.  So this will be a brief … Continue reading

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Philippine Travel Log: Meeting John-John

We barely slept the night before meeting John.  I was up even more than Faith was, racking up a total of 3.5 hours of sleep that night.  I slept from 9PM-12:30AM, and that was pretty much it.  The rest of … Continue reading

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