Tonight I leave my family and friends to go back to mmmBELLYmay land. I am heartbroken. Yeah, I know Jesus said "All who have given up home or brothers and sisters or father and mother or children or land for me will be given a hundred times as much." Not really consoling me right now. Continue reading “Parting is such sweet sorrow. Phooey.”
I've always wanted a set of matching luggage, and now I have one! Perfect for mmmBELLYmay land-they can be thrown into the back of a pickup truck, they keep rain and dust out, and they fold down really nicely. These plastic bags are the best. Ok, I don't use them for airplanes anymore, but forContinue reading “Luggage!”
Ok, it's pretty hard to see, but if you look closely, especially if you click on the picture to see it in a separate window, you'll see the muddy tracks coming off the side road behind me, messing up the blacktop. When I looked in my rearview mirror and saw the proof of having riddenContinue reading “Making tracks”
Driving along in my automobile… Gorgeous sky. Exciting road. Cold Coke. What more could I ask for?
Every time I come back from a trip, it's very polite to have inexpensive gifts for all my friends. I was driving out of Ouagadougou, with just enough time to get home before dark, when I realized that I hadn't bought any gifts. Oh no! Catastrophe! Then I drove past this pile of watermelons. WatermelonsContinue reading “Cadeaux”
…you have to use 4WD just to get out of your parking space. You know you're me when you have to pull out the owner's manual because you forgot how to get into 4WD. Have I blogged yet about how happy I am to be able to switch into it without getting out of theContinue reading “You know you’re back in Africa when…”