Archive by Tag | learning

Temporary Upheaval

So the walls are all painted now and as I write I am rejoicing that the upheaval of the last 2 weeks is over.  Because our concrete floors were made poorly, they are always dusting and dirty (not to mention flaking up at places) no matter how many times you clean them.  The best way […]

Can you hear me now?

One of the big challenges that we’ve had recently is cell phone coverage.  For some reason the network has been very bad and though we have called the company about it, we still continue to have problems staying connected for an entire phone call no matter how short it is. We generally have to go […]


Jiggers are pesky little fleas that like to burrow into human skin and lay egg sacs which cause itching and pain as they grow, necessitating that you dig them out.  Digging them out can be painful–you use a combination of a safety pin, tweezers, and nail clippers.  I enlighten you to this little lesson because […]

Water Everywhere except Where We Need It…

So during the past month, we had not had much rain, but we have had many visitors.  This turned into an equation for emptying our water supply at the main site–the first time that this has happened.  And unfortunately, it happened during the peak time of retreats.  The great thing though, is that we live […]