This photo was taken on the road to the market. Children here make toys out of found objects. No Fisher Price, no Hasbro, no G.I. Joe. This boy was having a jolly good time pushing and chasing this old tire down the dirt road.
We are not alone in our new house. A mouse (or rat?) has been nibbling at our granola bars. He has to be stopped before he gets into our stash of snacks for Trey. Baby had other obligations this afternoon so I took Trey with me to the market to get a mouse trap. Without […]
Yesterday Dr. Faile’s mother passed away while visiting her sister at a hospital in Georgia. Please pray for him as he travels tomorrow to the US for the funeral. Also lift up the hospital staff in your prayers. He is the hospital’s only surgeon and will be gone for 1 1/2 weeks. They are trying […]
The day began at 7am with devotions for the hospital staff, delivered in both Mampruli and English. Afterwards, I got the tour of the medical center and then we started rounds. First, we examined the babies in the pediatrics ward who were hooked up to IV’s. Then, we sat in the middle of the room […]
Heidi started working at the hospital this morning at 7:30am. I haven’t see her yet but I’m sure she’ll have an exciting report of what she saw and did. The other volunteers here are constantly raving about how much experience they are getting. I could tell she was getting quite and anxious to get in […]
Before this trip I prayed for boldness. Boldness to step out of my comfort zone. Boldness to share my faith. So at about 10pm last night when I heard some drumming off in the distance I decided to be bold and find out what was going on. I grabbed my camera and started walking in […]
I take many photos during the day and try to sort through them all in the evening – deleting the bad ones, flagging the good ones. I’m going to try to post a favorite from each day that I take photos. The beauty of photography is that it captures a real moment – a real […]
In the same way the US hangs on to feet and pounds when the rest of the world uses meters and kilograms, the US has a different voltage of electricity in their power outlets. In the States, your plug with two long rectangles produces 110 volts at 60mhz. In West Africa, the outlets come in […]