Thursday, January 28, 2016

Mastering the Mango

Although many foods don't grow well in the drought, the mango trees have been prolific! So, today, I'm going to divulge the secrets of Mango Chopping!

Mangoes are tricky fruits--the giant pits, the slippery flesh, and the juice that gets everywhere! The skin tastes terrible, but it's also wretched to remove. Never fear! I will reveal all to you now!

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Newer and Tuffa'!

How do you store your drinking water?

Our old metal water tank was starting to have all kinds of tiny holes and cracks, and it was really a matter of time before we'd have a major problem on our hands. So, we decided it was time to replace our water tank!

First, we needed to empty the tank...

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Letters to a New Missionary: What We Wish We Had Known

Develop a good prayer team. Take time for closure. Bring lots of photos.

There’s lots of great tips out there for first-time global workers....but what about all those things that you don’t know to ask? Recently, I polled my friends working all over the world and found their top 17 things they wish they would have known before they landed on the field.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Sunglasses on Mars

Huge sheets were put up to watch the Jisas Film
I had always been a bit proud of my ability. When other people were popping Dramamine and ginger and staring out the window with that horrified look of please, when will it be over, I could read a book. Big planes, little planes, ships, dinghies, roller coasters, spinning rides at the county fair, stick-shift on mountain roads...and so far everything that Papua New Guinea could throw at me in the last four and a half years was not a problem. It was like a badge of my super-woman-toughness.

Motion sickness? Puh-leese. Although I might be riddled with strange health problems and fatigue, at least I don’t get motion sick.

You know where this is going.
Lots of people attended each class