Back in September, Wati* and I visited the garden he was clearing which, at the time, looked like this:
Three months later, it looks like this:
They are growing sweet potatoes, corn, beans, cucumbers, a smokable leaf, and lots of weeds. Today we did some weeding.
How would you like to grow your veggies on this slope?
Like last time, this was a family affair.
Not everyone pulled her weight.
There was no manger available.
*Those of you following closely may notice I changed spelling his name from “Wari” to “Wati.” This reflects my evolving understanding of the language and the alphabet we will eventually use for writing. According to 1984 standards, I have altered the historical record to match this change.