Hollywild

Last weekend we continued an annual tradition (which was interrupted last year) of going to Hollywild during the Christmas season. For those of you who have never been to Hollywild, let me first tell you what it is like the other eleven months of the year: If you wanted to make a movie about a…

Pumpkin Carving

Belle drew a variety of designs for our jack-o-lantern and then Lucy chose the following design: But Belle was only interested in collecting the pumpkin seeds to plant. When we explained that we wouldn’t be around long enough to grow them, she said, “Yeah, but we could share them.” Here is her jar of seeds…

Georgia Aquarium

Last week we got to go to the Georgia Aquarium (and then the Varsity) with my parents. We forgot the camera at the Varsity, but here are some pics from the Aquarium. The Tropical Room              The Tunnel           The Wall of Water     Touching…

Adjustments: Commercial Appeal

While in PNG, we wrote a lot about the physical, mental and emotional adjustments we had to make as Americans in a foreign land. Now, back in the US, we are adjusting to things that were formerly normal here at home. One thing we didn’t have any exposure to in PNG is TV commercials. Since…

Partnering with the Espinosa Family

Today we hear from Joey Espinosa, another faithful member of our team who, like us, is committed to making sacrifices to see the gospel preached in PNG. Why We Partner with the Osborns Unlike some of the Osborns’ supporters, we were not super close with them when they lived in Greenville. I went to Furman…

Plumbing Supplies

In preparation for building our house when we return to PNG, we have been shopping for some supplies here in the US. We’ve picked out a stove, kitchen and bathroom sinks, faucets and toilets. We plan to ship all these things from here because of the selection, quality and price available in America compared to…

Catching Up #2

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