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Margaret tells of the day they left Phuket and their visit to Phangnga, where there was a cave with a temple inside. Kenneth recalls war stories associated with the area and tells of his visit to one particular island. It was eerie. He tells of his…

While on an evangelistic tour Kenneth met a Chinese Christian who asked him to come preach at a rubber plantation where some thirty Christian coolies were working. Kenneth accepted and discovered that the manager of the plantation was a graduate of…

Ma Pawm and Ah Sim came to the Landons very poor and not so nice looking. Margaret taught both of them many things and they greatly improved. Ma Pawm was fond of Kenneth and even more so of Carol when she was born. There was a lot of work to do, and…

Kenneth reads a letter about a new chapel in Chong. He recalls meeting with many gibbons and some chimpanzees during his trips through the jungle. Margaret went for vacation in Chong

Margaret was on the committee to write the school's new song. They used Northwestern's battle song as the melody. After they had all sung the song she remarked that she didn't think highly of it.

After flying from Singapore then on to Djakarta, Kenneth tells of his encounter with General Ko Geng Hsui. At the time, the General was one of the most powerful men in the government under Lee Kuan Yew.

The Landon's went to Siam for the second time in 1932. Margaret wanted to make their new home attractive, and was told to look in Nagasaki for a tea set. They found a wonderful place and purchased a set, with the business man being…

Kenneth accidentally met Mr. Lindsay Hadley on campus and invited him over for dinner without knowing who he was. They had a good conversation (though a bit discouraging as to the Landons missionary plans) at the dinner table. It turned out that…

Margaret reads her letter to Kenneth. Letters between the two were often opened and read. She already sealed letters with wax. She refers to a tea party to which Mr. Bulkley had invited her, trying to make her look like a brute. She gives other…

Margaret finally got a good garden book, a great event. She still has it, A Garden Book for Malaya by Kathleen Gough. Margaret now had 120 house plants. There were ferns, amaryllis, lilys, honolulu creepers, bougainvillea, and other small plants. As…

Kenneth remembers people in the small community of Wheaton praying for him and a girl named Isabel Mann. The two of them were discovered several times walking arm in arm. This was not done at the time in the community.