Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Tuesday, 13 January 2009

“Well, there were no black mambos, but I am going to mambo back” Matt Lampasona

Morning came at 10 to 7 on my clock that had been set months ago at home – so we must have 11 or 12 hours of difference in time. After the group of Swedes ate, it was our turn to have French toast and a round pancake like ball – with honey and various local jams.

We headed for our “business affairs” – signing up for the Safari, Internet connections, and the marked for our food for the week. Our first stop was at the Hasty Tasty Too – where we ordered our lunch for 1 p.m. After dodging rain drops at the market while we bought flip-flops, cloth, coconuts, bug spray and other fun essentials. We ate our Hasty Tasty lunch and great milkshakes and headed out for Pommern around 4 p.m. We were all anxious to get to Pommern and see where we would be working.

The trip to Pommern was lovely through lush forests and farms. The homes and fields on this country road were so much better than those we saw in the low lands.

Tra-Tra we arrived at our dorm house and each got our rooms except Joe and Mary who are going around from room to room to keep us company. Here we are staying in a big, thick walled, high ceilinged German missionary parsonage built in the ’30s or ‘40s

And here we are ready to go in this fascinating community.