Monthly Archives: January 2015
Preparing ground for palm and cocoa orchards
Roy has kept Tom busy and very hot for many days now, as they stake out 15 acres of palm and 5 acres of cocoa orchards. They are trying to keep the measurements as accurate as possible, and there have …
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Seminar for village ag co-operatives at the CEFA farm
Leaders from village ag co-ops gathered for a few days at the CEFA farm last week. They had worship and tours, reports about successes and failures, and various lessons and teachings to encourage the participants before they returned home.
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Thankful for water in our hose
That may seem like a simple statement, but when you’ve had no rain for months, (as many of you know) it’s a luxury to be able to water your plants. Antonio, our friend and worker that keeps our yard and …
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13 hour road trip
We needed to get to the big city of Yaoundé this week and the only way to get there was to travel over our not so favorite road which demands a minimum of 12 hours of our time to cover …
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Thankful for rain!
We had our first rain since November, and boy it was a gully gusher complete with hailstones. We were rushing back to the farm to close our windows, but had to pull over under a tree to try to …
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We’re hoping for rain nowadays. The fierce cold (for locals anyway) seems to be over with, but the dryness persists.
As I make my treks over the river to visit my Fulani buddies, I have alot of time on the …
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Going back in time a bit, just a bit!
Have a little patience with me – I wanted to post these photos from at least a month ago in South Africa, just to make someone out there smile!
Maybe I’m a bit conservative in my hopes for driving safety, …
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Pastor Bertelot Bedagba is back at Gamboula
When we first arrived at Gamboula back in 1998, yes!, about 17 years ago now, Past. B was our next door neighbor and he was the mission hospital’s chaplain. He went on to pastor churches in a couple of …
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A new photo!
Well, it’s a month old already, but this is basically what we look like now, just in case you’re wondering.
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Are you sure we’re in the tropics?
Yesterday morning at about 5 am the thermometer read 8 degrees Celsius, which is about 46 degrees Fahrenheit. This isn’t right! We had put my cute little Mary Englebreit fridge magnet thermometer out the day before and it read 6 …
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