Our Vision Quest

This last term on the field we discovered the joys of maintaining glasses and contacts in the bush. Did you know contact solution can’t be found in your typical PNG pharmacy? We didn’t either, and so when we arrived on the field we found ourselves quite undersupplied. Eventually Stacie’s glasses became a Frankenstein creation barely hanging in there with copious helpings of tape, hot glue, epoxy, and very gentle face movements.

Build Trip 2: Day 11

Philip’s house has had a major growth spurt this weekend! On Friday, Josh and John Michael were swapped out for Jotham and today Steve and Bill came in. Now we have one week to get the Hansen’s house in set up because after this build trip the families are moving Read more…

Build Trip 2: Day 6

Well, the days of our big blue plastic houses sticking out like a sore thumb are coming to an end. The Kovol people are helping us blend in a little better with… bamboo camouflage Now this is no small undertaking! The local area doesn’t currently have bamboo, so all the Read more…

Build Trip 2: Day 2

We are back in the bush and ready for action! and buy action I mean more milling, there’s nothing like settling in to a 45 minute cut to really get the blood pumping! Our newcomer this trip is John Michael… He seems to be a handy guy with his thick Read more…

Milling Trip 3: Day 7

So fun story (unfortunately I don’t have photos of this fun story, but luckily for you I have a drawing app on my phone)! A few weeks back, on the second mill trip, Steve had been cutting a tree down for us to turn into glorious lumber. Unfortunately, instead of Read more…