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It Finally Happened

It finally happened. Traveling the roads and tracks here at Olbalbal one must frequently thread one’s way through flocks of sheep and goats often numbering many hundreds. Our area, the plains on the edge of the wide Serengeti plains seems to love goats and sheep. They in turn populate the area reproducing like rabbits. Driving […]

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Dangerous Crossing

The rains this year have made an already dangerous situation much more treacherous. There is a place on the road into Olbalbal that crosses a small ravine that becomes a torrent during the wet season. The crossing has been made by heaping soil and rock into the ravine to make a kind of land bridge […]

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Holiday Baptisms

During the holiday season I’ve been getting around to my various Christian communities for Christmas services that include baptisms. Here are some pictures taken at one of them, a place called Ndemua. The grass-roofed church was a little dark and the photos were taken by one of the Maasai with a cell phone so the […]

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Musa lifts Curse

Some of you have read my blogs about Musa, the little boy of three years that we are raising here on the mission. Two and a half years ago one of my students visiting us on vacation from secondary school went to a Maasai village some few minutes walk from our place. At the gate […]

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