A Lesson From the Mission Field (Click to read)
Everett lost his first tooth in time for Christmas
Having taken care of Penny’s kidney stone, the Chappells have decided to return home to America a little earlier than planned (now instead of Feb) for the birth of their next baby. Wes will come back alone to PNG in Jan for a few months of work before the April delivery. Then they will all return next year July/August with a new addition. (That’s the plan, anyway)
Reuben is getting ready to heat up some rocks for a mumu
We are spending this week in Menya with the older two Chappell boys–the rest of their family was whisked to Australia on a Med-Evac to deal with Penny’s kidney stone.
Our house had started to sag so Travis brought in a jack, a welder and his skills to help reinforce it. Thanks to him and to Mitchell Poe for the lights that allowed us to finish the job after dark.
I snuck around our house with my slingshot to scare the dog that’s been stealing our eggs and hens. After shooting and scaring the dog away, I saw our neighbor, Hoku, sneaking up the other side with his bow and arrow. If I had been a few seconds slower our problem would have been solved.