28
Feb
2011

This morning is a lazy one. It’s the first “normal” {stay-at-home} day since our family left. I’m sipping on a little coffee and doing “internet stuff”, while Elliot watches Floyd beside me. The dishes are still waiting to be washed. There aren’t many – mostly cups and about two dishes from breakfast. I just scrambled [...]

25
Feb
2011

Northern Adventure.

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Early Monday morning, we set out on our journey to Mole National Park. By nightfall, we had arrived. We did have a few “interesting” situations along the way, but making the trip all in one day, though tiring, was still a far cry from the 3 days it took Jonathan and me to make the [...]

18
Feb
2011

Last night marked the end of an era at Ankamu house. The crazy green walls that first greeted me have been all been exchanged for calmer, more inviting colors. {Well, there is still that ONE room where we store all our tools, extra paint, and miscellaneous “pieces”}. Cheryl has been my faithful painting sidekick. I [...]

We have water in the well. Lots of it! Today, I was finally able to see it for myself. I have been to the location, but I haven’t seen any of the work since the guys first started digging about 2 weeks ago. After breakfast this morning, Farmer Jonathan took Elliot and me for a [...]

09
Feb
2011

The Castle, with it’s white exterior always strikes me as lovely. I could spend hours just snapping happily away with my little friend the Canon. The truth, however, is that within those white walls lies a history of pain, suffering and extreme sadness. Cape Coast Castle is one of three remaining castles that stand along [...]

There’s so much good stuff going on around here, it’s hard to know where to start! Mike, Cheryl and their three boys arrived safely and on time on Thursday. They’ve adjusted very well and have already helped us accomplish a lot. Let’s start with the farming stuff {since that’s why we’re here!}: Mike and Jonathan [...]