Odds & Ends

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One of the greatest men I know – Subandiryo (“SB”).  Former Mission President, Area Authority, now the Service Center Director.  He recently met a young dentist on dialysis, found that he was a match and today donated his kidney to this young man.  The man’s family is Muslim and kept asking ‘why would you do this for us’?  Subandriyo’s answer: ‘because it’s the right thing to do’.  Today the family was joking that they had a Christian kidney in a Muslin body!  And they were thrilled and SO appreciative!  SB is a true example of Christ-like service!

 

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Interesting trike / truck

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Tough way to make a living….

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Street food vendor

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Long line of little food stalls

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The entrance to Office 8 – the office / residential complex next door to the Mission Office.  Five (count ’em, five) security guards to check cars…

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If it’s raining and your parents ride a motorcycle, you wear a rain suit!

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A little park near the office….

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Colorful bajai

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Javanese restaurant had this very ornate doorway from a sultan’s palace in Central Java.

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Even in Jakarta, a Rolls Royce is a bit of an anomaly.  The owner has out be out of his mind to take a Rolls on the traffic-infested streets of Jakarta – but here is proof positive that some people are out of their minds,…..

 

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Not nearly as expensive as a Rolls Royce, but here’s a new Porsche Targa.  The owner is equally crazy…

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A portable gas station on wheels on a street corner…..

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Sweet potatoes

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Fast food workers around the world have to suffer the indignities of the job….

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Yes, she’s got  the baby in a sling and driving a motorcycle.

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Batik Airlines – one of the better ones.

4 responses to “Odds & Ends”

  1. Bill and Mary Pier says :

    Pal Subandriyo is one of a kind…did you ever hear the story of how elder Packer gave him a first name?

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  2. Carol says :

    So love seeing your pics and clever narratives! You can write a book when you get home!!!❤️

    Like

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