Second Hand Shopping

Before coming to PNG I corresponded with a couple of ladies who already lived here about what to bring. One thing I specifically asked was what kind of clothes to bring and what I could get in the country.  They told me that I would be able to buy clothes here at second hand stores.…

Eating Out

Most of you probably know that I love to eat out.  In the US, I was always up for dropping whatever plans I had so I could eat out with friends.  We totally miss our 5:00 calls from Matt and Lindsey New to go out to supper, and we don’t get NEARLY as many opportunities…

Belle lainim tok pisin

We haven’t been trying to actively teach our kids Pidgin, but every once in a while we ask them to say a Pidgin phrase or something. Lucy usually obliges, but Belle never does.  She has never seemed at all interested when we encourage her, so it has surprised us when something Pidgin comes out of…

Museum

We went to the museum here yesterday.  It was full of interesting things about the history of the people in PNG.  Honestly there was way more than I could really appreciate in one trip…especially when that trip included all 3 kiddos.  So maybe another trip will be in our future.  I actually have more pics…

Conference

We survived conference…just barely!  We were all sick for much of the time (as our Facebook fans know,) with the stomach bug really getting the best of us!  I actually had a cold and the stomach bug, so I guess I win for being the sickest.  Or maybe Lucy does because she threw up the…

Soheko

Our mission base is surrounded by homes of local people.  Now that we are officially learning Pidgin (the language they speak here) we are walking around and talking to people on a regular basis.  Yesterday one of the ladies who lives nearby, Soheko, came over to our house with 2 of her kids to chat…