Health · PNG

Meal Planning in Papua New Guinea

I like to think there are at least three kinds of people in life: Type A people, who love to plan; the type of people who reject the notion of grouping people into types; and an odd group out there who wants to fly free but know that life would be a little easier and… Continue reading Meal Planning in Papua New Guinea

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2018 in Books

Users of the social website Goodreads will be familiar with the annual challenge offered on the site. The idea is to set a reading goal – usually a number of books – to work towards by the end of the year. Since I wasn't going through school this year and I wanted to get back… Continue reading 2018 in Books

Crafting · PNG

One person’s junk is another’s used clothing market.

This week we explored the clothing and goods resale store in town. The whole building was an open-sided market holding a maze of racks packed to the brim with hanging clothes of all colors, textures, and patterns. A bit like a Goodwill, but without walls or air conditioning. We spent an hour inside and found… Continue reading One person’s junk is another’s used clothing market.

Missions · PNG · Travel

An Eclectic Encounter with Papua New Guinea

Friends and family, I have been struggling to write since we arrived in PNG late last month. Maybe part of it was the outrageous hiccups we endured trying to fly over here. 62 hours of travel is no joke. Maybe part of it is my low energy levels from heat, stress, language learning, and work.… Continue reading An Eclectic Encounter with Papua New Guinea