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Category Archives: Fun
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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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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Yummy coffee from bush to cup at home!
Yay! We picked the coffee cherries, dehusked them, soaked them, dried them, deskinned them, roasted them, ground them, and then made a delicious cup of coffee!!
I was so relieved to have the final product, steaming hot coffee freshly ground …
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Yes, the kids can come up with some great fun, and especially in these crazy lockdown days. Two weeks ago it was dressing up and playing Mafia, a week ago it was a drive by birthday greeting for a dear …
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Closed in will soon enough turn into hugs!!!
Feeling a bit closed in and claustrophobic, like this unfortunate macadamia? We’re going to get through this, my dears! Let’s cry out to the Lord for mercy and do all we can to protect ourselves and others. Let’s get creative …
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Thankfully we made the trip to the fabric store before lockdown! The girls have their chosen seshoeshoe material, a fabric specific to South Africa, and they each are making a patchwork quilt. Since we can’t be out and about, and …
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All praise to our creator God
God’s creativity astounds me. All for us! Thanks be to God!
The heron is one of a pair that have been hanging around, maybe looking to nest? Our pair of crowned cranes haven’t been around for awhile.
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What fun – we were able to take a long weekend off to drive up the coast for an adventure, to celebrate my (Aleta’s) birthday. We went to see sea turtles hatching, but saw everything but turtles. Hyenas, Cape buffalo, …
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Flowers, always flowers, for joy!
Roy is a heliconia and bromeliad fanatic, and we get the benefit of all the beautiful and strange flowers he plants. Anna and the kids went on a walkabout on the farm and came up with this gorgeous bouquet and …
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Leopard Rock is a favorite spot of ours, to go for a Sunday drive and eat on the deck of the restaurant that overlooks the gorge. Hornbills hang around in the trees near by, waiting for people to toss them …
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