I’ve been “freshly pressed” with the blog I wrote about the children working the land and welcoming kitty into their home and hearts. I feel a little itchy with the pressure to produce some good writing. I think I will just be myself and not try and impress anyone. Welcome to all the new followers! … Continue reading Village Visits in Uganda
For most Ugandans going to church is the great highlight of the week. Women everywhere wear their traditional bright and shiny gomesi dresses. High heels pick through muddy roads to make it to worship looking good. Skirts are lifted out of the dust. Men wear shirts and ties and shoes are always polished and shined. My … Continue reading What are you known for?
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
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.
ok, I am writing the story about Ryan and his arrival in our home. But this morning I am crunched for time because I am also going to go ride my horse for the first time since being home. I’ll finish this story later while Kira naps. So what I am asking you all to do … Continue reading The Kirabo Seeds Video!!!
The journey to reach our family in Uganda is long. Four planes in over 28 hours. Some people collapse with the stress of being in the airline’s clutch and grouse about all the rules. Maybe I was one of those people. But it is what I have to do to see the family, so I … Continue reading The back door is shut and secure.
I have a surprise! I have just landed in America after spending ten days in Uganda with the Kirabo Seeds family. Are you wondering why I had to keep it a secret? I have never before pretended I wasn’t there. Well, as in all things I do, I go through a deep thinking process before … Continue reading A surprise from Uganda…