Roy’s getting the Back 2 Eden nursery and farm in order

Though we are disappointed that our June 2nd flights to the U.S. are being postponed, Roy, for one, is delighted to have more time to get everything set up to continue during our absence.  We hope to return, as independent

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Walks at the beach

Under level 4 of South Africa lockdown, we’re allowed to take walks within 5 kilometers of home, only between 6-9 am.  We’ve recently had some lovely walks along the coast, the Indian ocean stretching out to the horizon.  I’ve been

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And her children rise up and call her blessed

Roy’s mom is 92 and still the sweet, loving woman we have always known, in spite of her Alzheimer’s.  Roy’s sister and hubby, Tim and Lynn, are taking care of her at home and we recently had a great facetime

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Rules and regulations

Back in CAR, we were told that, in order to walk in to the airport snack bar, we had to wear proper clothing, which did NOT include flip flops, shorts, or tank tops, nor machetes and guns.  An interesting combination

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Using Covid19 time being thankful

It is cool to be able to use lockdown time constructively.  Making masks, helping our granddaughters with their patchwork quilts, and just being a part of our grandkids and kids’ lives is an amazing gift.  I am thankful to have

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Always surprised by God’s creativity

I’ve stepped on this snake, or its brother or sister, 3 times now  in the past month or so.  We have seen quite a few of these over the years, but only recently have I been stepping on them.  They

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Christmas a tad late

We just picked this envelope up at the post office today.  The photo is of the Danforth/Baker reunion for Dad’s memorial service at Lake Collins last September.  He loved that Lake and he loved ice cream, so we celebrated that

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The Back 2 Eden farm is looking great

After a very lovely summer and fall with plenty of rain and sunshine the grasses and weeds were taking over.  The 3 guys who live offsite couldn’t come to work during level 5 of our lockdown.  Now that we’re in

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CEFA has funds!!

We have been wondering and praying about a transfer of funds from the states for the ongoing work at the CEFA farm and out in the villages.  There was a problem because back last month our bookkeeper had to leave

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Frogs and more frogs!

Not that it’s a plague, but I have seen 5 of these little guys, about the size of your fingertip, over the past couple of weeks.  They are so cute – wow our God has quite the imagination!

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