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Moving / Packing / Goodbyes

Posted by on December 29, 2012 in Class with 1 Comment

Tonite we moved out of the rental house and into my parents basement. Last night janelle went to my sister’s with Mariah’s friends for one last sleepover and to celebrate Mariah’s birthday which will occur the day we arrive in Sao Paulo. I packed up our beds, dressers, and other borrowed furniture last night with […]


Posted by on December 22, 2012 in Class with 1 Comment

Visas are in hand. Tickets are purchases for leaving Bloomington IL on January 8th. We will then be enrolled in language school for at least 9 months. The language school has found an apartment for us (small 3 bedroom, they say). It is on the 4th floor, but he said it overlooks a park so […]


Posted by on December 10, 2012 in Class with no comments, please leave one

Brazil– here we come!  Praise our Mighty God. We just heard our visas have been granted. We don’t know yet how long until they arrive back in the States, but we are bouncing off the walls right now!!   the Steidingers

Update on visa status

Posted by on December 7, 2012 in Class with no comments, please leave one

After frantically getting documents notarized, authenticated, etc during our training in Colorado (thanks to wonderful people in Michigan and my dad driving 4 hours on a last minute request), we had all the documents complete and accepted on October 1st. Whew, we thought what a relief. Well now, more that 2 months later it seems […]