Nurturing nature

Growing food is as natural to a Ugandan as getting in the car to go to the grocery store is for an American. Gardening is called “digging” in Uganda. Children can’t remember being taught to grow food, they watch, copy and perfect their techniques over time. Some of the smaller children in our home have been … Continue reading Nurturing nature

Child of God, you are most welcome to the family.

Friday afternoon we parked the car and carefully picked our way over sewage through a slum towards the back apartment rows. There were chickens wandering, a goat was sniffing for anything green, and many school aged children wore tattered clothing and ran barefoot to announce they’ve seen a mzungu. (me…pale lady) The latrines had to … Continue reading Child of God, you are most welcome to the family.