Sunday, January 31, 2010
Saturday, January 30, 2010
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
The students arrived on campus last week to begin a new year. As part of Welcome Week, the student government organized a chair party. Students collected plastic chairs from all over the campus and brought them to the ad building lawn for a scrub down. Laughter, splashing, and a few water fights mixed in with the work.
Looking from the offices toward our house. The roof is all you can see of the Behnke/Estes house.
The library and classrooms are hidden somewhere behind that grass!
Friday, January 22, 2010
Some roads were good . . .
And some were not so good.
Car troubles happened every day. That’s why each group went with its own mechanic and his toolbox.
About half the students are married, and took their families along.
The singles looked like they were homesick about one minute after they unloaded.
Monday, January 11, 2010
Saturday, January 09, 2010
These lions were just a few feet away from our vehicle. Our guide assured us that as long as we stayed in the vehicle, the lions would ignore us. However, he warned us that stepping out of the vehicle instantly transforms a tourist into a tasty lunch.
Harold and Joe came running when they heard there was a snake in the flowerbed. Harold (right) helped find the critter, and Joe finished him off with a shovel. David held up the kill for inspection. That same night, the watchman killed another snake just like this one on the opposite side of the house.
Friday, January 01, 2010
As we traveled through the countryside, we saw shelters like this one in many of the fields. Rodgers Namuswa told us that there are monkeys in this area that will steal the maize crops. The shelters are built so that someone, usually the children in the family, can watch the fields and chase away the monkeys.