Always an Adventure

Life here in The Gambia is certainly never boring and always an adventure.  The last few days have been full of some interesting, challenging and stressful experiences.  This morning I finally have time to take a deep breath, reflect a little, praise God for all He does and to share with you some of theContinue reading “Always an Adventure”

Gambia vs. The United States

No, this is not a post about The Gambia battling it out with the United States but a post on the differences in shopping.  Having just returned to The Gambia from my quick trip to the US an extensive grocery trip was a necessity although I admit I brought a lot of stuff back withContinue reading “Gambia vs. The United States”

It’s Fall Y’all

The seasons do change here in The Gambia, but we only have two; Rainy Season and Not Rainy Season.  Late October and November are the much needed welcome to our dry season (aka not rainy season).  This means that most days the humidity is low and the sweating is much less; we have cool/crisp morningsContinue reading “It’s Fall Y’all”

Saturday Morning Errands

Yesterday was what is probably a typical Saturday agenda for many of you, a bunch of errands.  However, running errands in The Gambia looks a lot different than my Saturday mornings in the US.  The day started off with our diligent new watchman not wanting to bother me because my door was still closed soContinue reading “Saturday Morning Errands”

Ch, Ch, Ch, Changes!

Anyone else find themselves singing that line of the song ch, ch, ch, changes hundreds or even thousands of times over the last few months!  Yes, the theme of 2020 is probably changes and you know what, as hard as these changes are many of them are great things.  Today, I had “planned” (missionaries learnContinue reading “Ch, Ch, Ch, Changes!”