Friday morning I set my alarm for 3:am. Strangely I was awake waiting for it to go off. My plans were to go to Katy and sell all our Kirabo Seeds merchandise at my friend’s Tot2Tot sale of children’s clothing. I was supposed to leave Thursday night and be there Friday morning to set up … Continue reading Mama broke the van.
If anyone ever wanted to kidnap me here in Uganda it would be easy, one because my hair can be spotted a kilometer away, and two, I always go to the Friday crafts market. It is one of my favorite things to do here. Thankfully, I doubt anyone would care to snatch me. And no … Continue reading Uganda Crafts Market
The photos tell the story best, but I’ll try to put some words in for punctuation. Saturday morning Phiona and I joined with our friends, Jessalyn and George Lwanga to visit the children at the orphanage. I brought a special craft to do with them that my friend Laura at home helped me prepare. During … Continue reading Teaching the Ugandan children how to craft for the first time
It is sometimes difficult to be so much on display here while we are in public. I get a small dose of it when I’m at home because my daughter is so dark, there’s no way she could be a blend. But here, I’m a pale mzungu with bright red hair and one of their … Continue reading Railroad Craft Market Shopping in Kampala Uganda
Every day packages arrive at my door, it’s reminiscent of the feeling that Christmas is coming. We know we are on the cusp of a great event, one that will change lives, bring people close to the heart of God and change directions in life paths. The gifts arriving are from the sponsors for the … Continue reading When life throws you scraps, make a quilt.
There is no rush this morning because we live in the crazy south where cold weather is anticipated with fear, and therefore all schools and most businesses have been cancelled for this wintery Friday. We “expect” snow, like one baby inch of it. I think of my mother going about her life in three feet … Continue reading All puzzle pieces are present