Replacing an iPhone part based on Google research and a YouTube video—not the AppleCare I had in mind.
Today Hoku and I built a stand for his coffee-gin* (an annual harvest-time procedure.)
*I don’t know what this machine is actually called, but it seems like something Eli Whitney would like.
Our neighbors just got a baby! It is so exciting! Another family who lives just over the hill from us had their 6th baby this weekend and they don’t want 6 kids, so they gave one away to Hoka and Gabi! They, and we, are all very excited. Hoka and Gabi had one child 15 or…
Missionary skills: hanging a windsock atop a 25 foot pole at the airstrip in the wind.
Together with two veteran missionaries and a handful of Menyan men, Wes and I spent last week writing four primers for our upcoming literacy program. Dianne and Annette, literacy consultants who have completed literacy programs in their own tribes and helped numerous others do the same, walked us step by step through the process of the tried and true method.
Without ever having had any schooling, Hoku is writing in his own language for the first time as he helps develop our literacy program.
These two experienced missionaries flew in today to help us plan our literacy program–because that’s normal, not because we need special help.