Monthly Archives: August 2017
Roy was in hog heaven with durian, mangosteen, AND rambutan all ripe at once. He munched on these all day long, so very careful to save the seeds to grow seedlings to pass on the joy to villagers! Sadly for …
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Road block, does this look familiar?
On the way home from Yaounde on Saturday, we were squished into the car a bit like sardines though not too bad, but opportunity had come for me to hitch a ride to and from Yaounde with a 3-day layover, …
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Goodbye, Jean Claude! You will be missed!
Oh, Roy’s best sports buddy has just moved back to Bangui, after about 15 years of work at the mission hospital’s garage and print shop. He has always been ready to play basketball or volleyball when Roy shows up at …
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These guys are amazing, cutting very decently straight planks with a chainsaw. To be able to buy wood just down the road from the CEFA farm will be a great help as the new ag processing and storage building gets …
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Break in at the CEFA farm
We had a robbery last week at the CEFA farm’s office. A major amount of cash was taken, and it was a wakeup call for us, that our anti-theft window bars are not impenetrable. We sadly had to let our …
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CEFA board meeting
The CEFA board meeting last week went very well, with peaceful discussions, good decisions, and plenty of rambutan to snack on! Issues about board members and the board president’s term of office, past employees, workers’ complaints, and planning for the …
Little did we know that sweat bees, the pesky gnat like creatures that buzz around your head and get in your hair, especially when you’re hot and sweaty, (hence our nickname for them) actually make tasty honey? We knew that …
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We are blessed with friends who have all sorts of know-how. Some can weld metal frames for solar panels, others can fix crazy problems with our truck, some can help us with sudden medical problems, and still others bless us …
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Norbert, peace to his memory
Norbert Tchounkeu, a smiling husband and father of 3 teenagers, passed away last week, after a sudden and very short sickness out of the blue. He was the go-to guy for all things administrative for our missions and mostly for …
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Old is good
This little old lady, who looks like her arm could be broken as easily as a toothpick, is very full of energy and spunk! Roy was surprised to see her working hard in her ag co-op’s garden, enthusiastic about growing …
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