Bow Making

Yesterday one of our PNG friends took me (along with two other guys) on a hike a few miles away to visit some of his family (the actual relationship is not totally clear at this point.) When we got there, his cousin-ish relative showed us how to replace the “rope” on a bow (as in…

Housing

While out walking yesterday* I saw this boy (15) carrying some sliced up bamboo (and a bush knife.) I asked him what he was doing (in Pidgin) and he told me he was working on his house. I asked if I could watch him and he said yes. As we talked he explained what he…

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…

Yesterday’s Walk

Yesterday we went on a three-mile walk to see another village that is close by and meet some more PNGians who could help us learn the trade language (Pidgin.) Along the way we met some folks and learned some important aspects of PNG culture.

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…

PNG-VBS

While we were at the Highlands Conference last week, Belle and Lucy got to take part in Vacation Bible School complete with a guy form Michigan and his puppet. It was such a blessing for us and for the girls. Of course we appreciated having something for our kids to do while we had our…