This is a story for every week of our life here in Africa. Even though I do have some friends who can speak English, it's hard to get a clear understanding sometimes. One example was it took 3 days to get a meeting because I didn't understand I needed to have another person present. So … Continue reading What did you say?
Category: Story of the Week
Story of the week: Language
A video is worth a thousands words. So here is our story in video. https://youtu.be/7N05Ht0J5Kg Just for reference, today we learned the word for soap and giraffe. They have the same click sound and words just a different tone. Yikes!!! Clicks and tones.
Story of the week: Que
A few weeks ago I shared how paperwork seems to dominate a missionaries life. At least paperwork related to the government in which they live. Well this week story gives you a sneak peek into the non glamarous side of what we do to work where we work. The typo had been fixed, we finally … Continue reading Story of the week: Que
Story of the week: Wheelbarrow
It was a hot Saturday summer afternoon in Tsumkwe. There I was (Jeremy) visiting my friend and former neighbor Daqm. We were chillin under the shade tree. Then Daqm called to one of the kids to bring "the wheelbarrow" over. I was familiar with this wheelbarrow. In America this hole ridden rusty wheelbarrow would have … Continue reading Story of the week: Wheelbarrow
Story of the week: A Tree
We are back in the village of Tsumkwe for a visit to secure housing to move here at the end of February. We went and visited our old neighborhood and house. It's been four years since we lived here and at the time Claudia was introducing moringa (an amazing vitamin packed plant) to our neighbor … Continue reading Story of the week: A Tree