These two experienced missionaries flew in today to help us plan our literacy program–because that’s normal, not because we need special help.
Elizabeth’s favorite day of Jan/Feb: the day the plane brings Christmas cards from home.
Driving the 4wheeler home from the airstrip I kept feeling/hearing a knocking. Upon inspection, I found the frame broken all the way through on one side. That’s not a big deal, right?
We killed our first homegrown chicken today—not much meat. Anyone know a good local source for chicken antibiotics and steroids?
This weekend Elizabeth learned from a couple ladies that the local treatment for intestinal worms is drinking a little kerosene.
Today, as I was sitting with Edwin, we heard what I thought was distant thunder on a sunny morning. Edwin corrected my thinking explaining the noise was not thunder, but the voices of wild men. Intrigued, I pursued the subject.
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I have been to at least seven funerals in Menya over the last two years. Last week, on the day of one burial, a young man found the belongings of a teenager on the banks of the river. I was there when he first reported his discovery to a small group. They each immediately concluded “oh,…