Daily Life

Wild Life

19th February 2018 Daily Life, Ministry

If you follow us on Instagram, you know that we love animals. So I thought I would do a little roundup of our animal pictures with some additional info. CATS A lot of people in Guyana don’t like cats and they are not often kept in the house but they run wild outside. As you likely know, we inherited some kittens who are nearly grown now. We feed them and we enjoy their antics but they don’t let us touchRead More

Life Lately

4th January 2018 Daily Life

On our three month anniversary in Guyana (“Guyanaversary”?) I wanted to touch on a few things that we have done to make Guyana feel like home as well as a few roadblocks we’ve encountered. A big thing at home was having a comfortable place to lounge or watch a movie. The veranda has become that place. We don’t have air conditioning but there is always a breeze on the veranda. We had a futon type couch custom made to fitRead More

Food in Guyana

16th November 2017 Daily Life

Behind housing, in terms of physical needs, the next concern most people have for us is what we are eating. I’ll admit that this has been a bit of a learning curve because while you can find most essentials, there are some things that are not available and then the next challenge is figuring out where to buy each thing. OPEN AIR MARKET Fresh fruits and vegetables are sold at open air markets. There are big market days in aRead More

Home/Life

20th October 2017 Daily Life

I cannot believe that we have been in Guyana three weeks already!  In some ways we are settling in and in other ways it feels like we still have so much to do. A big chunk of our “to do” list centers around making our new house a home. As in most areas of Guyana, there are no apartments for rent, only houses.  Usually, if a family that owns a home moves overseas, they leave the house empty or lookRead More