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My homestead-y life

Everyone who knows us knows that Allen is really the missionary, and I’m just a support person. This was actually a bit different when we lived on Guanaja and ran a community center – there I led worship music, taught lots of Bible lessons, and did other...
El Mongual Bridge Construction Project – part 1

El Mongual Bridge Construction Project – part 1

I’ll admit, I’m in over my head, when it comes to blogging about some of our construction projects – especially the bridges. There’s engineering involved, and surveying; various stages of construction, loads and stresses and things I just...
From the garden – BEETS!

From the garden – BEETS!

Well, I’ve had my first, teensy-tiny harvest from the new garden. Okay, I’m not counting the fact that I’ve already cut and used some of the leaf lettuce. But I’m really excited about my first batch of beets! Maybe you can tell what a true...

There’s . . . something . . . out there . . .

Last night, fairly early (say, maybe 9pm) I heard sounds coming from the woods. The rest of the family was in our other building watching a movie, and none of them heard anything. I had heard these same sounds once before, about a year ago. At first, it sounded like a...

Finally!

Several long-awaited events have come to pass in the last few days. Our container shipment from MD, which arrived in port in Honduras in mid-December, finally got through customs and arrived at our house this past weekend. Hurrah! The big new batteries, for our solar...