Travel Log: Re-entry

We are back in civilization and it is very normal in some ways and very strange in others.  Part of me feels right at home and sort of just wants to say “Ahhh”, but then some things that were once very normal feel very strange now! Our first time strolling down the paved streets, surrounded…

July 4th Celebration

Well, we didn’t do much on the actual 4th of July, but today, the 7th, we had a fun filled day celebrating together.  It almost felt like we were home…except we were much cooler here!  We got together with several other families on our base (mostly American, except for one Australian couple and one German…

Reasons #11-20

A Washer and Dryer I don’t really mind the chore of laundry all that much here, but it takes up a good bit of time, so I am thrilled that I will have a washer and dryer in our house while we are in America! I’m going to appreciate not having to switch the load…

Coconuts

Kelley Haff, this post is for you! I thought I had done this post months ago when we took the pictures, but when I went back and looked for it to show it to Kelley, I realized it wasn’t there! So its a few months old, but I thought it was interesting none-the-less! Kelley got…

Prognosis: Witchcraft

I have a friend (pictured above) who comes by our fence pretty regularly to sell me avocados and bananas. The other day when she stopped by she told me that her husband was very sick.  His throat was swollen and he couldn’t eat or sleep. She went on to tell me that they had thought…

Oranges

We had tons of wonderful oranges while we were in bush orientation, but Everett wasn’t very good at eating them then.  He has just discovered how to properly eat an orange, and it’s rather cute!

 

 

A few of our favorite things

Lucy loves Little House on the Prairie.  She loves to pretend that she is either Mary or Laura. She calls me Ma, her Daddy Pa and Everett Jack (that’s the name of the dog). So imagine her delight when we found these hats at a yard sale on the other mission base close by. “Laura”…