my life (2021- )


6 January 2021

Joe Biden won the USA presidential election on 

3 November 2020.

Donald Trump did not accept his loss, and incited a mob to storm the capitol building to stop the counting of the 

Electoral College votes.






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20 January 2021

Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th President of the USA.

Kamala Harris is the first women to be Vice President of the US.







Biden and Harris and their spouses looking at 500 lights to honor the 500 000 Americans that have died in the Covid 19 pandemic to date.


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8-12 February 2021

Lunar New Year





 
 Tian      Tiana & Nelius   Paige & Willie






                                                  
                                                  
               Anna        Paige      Tiana























Alex & Anna







Tiana & Nelius


                  Betty

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17 February 2021

Tonight I wrote the last sentence of Volume 5 

(which contains notes on 400 texts from the Hebrew Bible)

in the series

Biblical Hebrew for All

(Started writing Volume 1 on 15 September 2014)


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21 February
An afternoon trip to the neighboring town of Tien Ky














I have reached an important milestone in my life.

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8 March 2021

Women's Day





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8 April 2021
What a day !!!


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                                            April 2021

































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30 April 2021
Reunification Day
My Son Heritage site



















   Tiana   Nelius        Anna        Betty

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7 May 2021 
AT LONG LAST !!! 
All 5 my babies together.


 
 



 
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June 2021






Josh is ready for the South African winter.

























Reiden, the 2 months old son of 
Ilke and Stefan Griesel 
came to visit the Hattingh's.


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2 July 2021

Mom passed away early this morning.
Hamba kahle Oumamma.

After a two month delay due to the Covid-19 virus, 
I received my proof copy of 
Biblical Hebrew for All 
Volume 1 
today.


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22 July 2021
I have always (and still) believe in angels.
They sent me these gifts from heaven, and their names are
Tiana and Nelius van der Merwe

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5 August 2021
My first Hebrew lesson online with 

Adefia (Herman) Boateng from Ghana. 


Herman Jo Boateng



Notes from the class
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9 / 11

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Meanwhile in Vietnam

Rainfall
Saturday 11 Sept. 2021
                      
                        Sunday 12 Sept. 2021
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Sunday 17 October 2021

My dear Ukrainian friends Anna and Alex came to Vietnam on holiday almost two years ago, and because of Covid, have been stuck here ever since.
So they decided to postpone no longer, 
and tied the proverbial knot here in Tam Ky.
  













A sumptuous meal 
(vegetarian of course) 
was prepared by a team of volunteering ladies.




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January 2022
My grandson, Ben Jr., on his first day at Monument High. 
The same school where I graduated from in 1969.





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Lunar New Year February 2022


University Guest House Year End Party














AMA English Club







Vietnamese Cuisine




A quiet street scene turns into a bustling flower market during TET



TET holiday is a time for "lucky money" and food.

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All my life I have not been much of a breakfast person.
Vietnam changed all that.

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11 February 2022

I received my proof copy of 
Biblical Hebrew for All 
(Volume 2)












I am pleased to meet my newest Biblical Hebrew student. 

Feidy Timotius Jonatan
from
Indonesia



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24 February 2022

President Putin of Russia orders his troops to invade Ukraine.
  











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  24 March 2022

After 5 years with my first motorbike / scooter here in Vietnam.
I have decided to trade it in for a younger model.





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10-11 April 2022
Visited Hoi An

For more pics click here.

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20 April 2022

I received my proof copy of 
Biblical Hebrew for All 
(Volume 3)

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24 April
10:00
Cambridge Graduation Ceremony








15:00
Farewell to Mr Hoa and Mr Wi.




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30 April - 1 May 2022
Visited Mang Den and Kon Tum
For more pics click here.


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10 June 2022

I received my proof copy of 
Biblical Hebrew for All 
(Volume 4)

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17 June 2022
Sunset in Tam Ky







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5 August 2022

I received my final proof copy of 
Biblical Hebrew for All 
(Volume 5)

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1-2  September 2022
Visit to Da Nang





















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3-4 September
AMA outing to Sunny Farm, Da Nang

































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