27
Jan
2013

Piglets, and More.

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As promised in a previous post, here are a few baby pig pictures. There are six piglets altogether, and they are all doing well and already beginning to pack on the weight. These pictures were taken at almost two weeks of age. Mama pig and her babies have now taken up residence at our own [...]

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19
Jan
2013

Alligator Tale.

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There once was a farmer and his wife who kept a few chickens in a little coop near their house. Every day, their small boy fed the chickens and checked for eggs. And every day the farmer’s wife faithfully recorded the egg count. Well, almost every day. She had a problem with getting distracted by [...]

15
Jan
2013

Several months ago we started a small personal project involving pigs. Our neighbor had some bills to pay, and a few pigs to sell, so we talked it over and made a deal. Three sows for us, to be fattened and butchered by Christmas or New Years. The pigs stayed at his farm, since we [...]

06
Jan
2013

This past weekend was our annual Missionary Retreat- a few days of rest and relaxation with friends from various outreaches throughout Ghana. I don’t know the full story of how it came to be, but I think the folks from Crusades for Christ, Living Hope and the Lighthouse Children’s Home may have been the ones [...]