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"Don't cry because it's over…..
Smile because it happened." Quote by Theodor S. Geisel - AKA Dr. Seuss Our last meeting with the newly formed Nsawam Zone. They performed an original song for us with some really clever wording and hand movements.  When they started singing, "We're goin'a m...

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As February comes to a close…..
Elder Berrett offered to take me out to lunch at the little shop across the street from our apartment where the missionaries like to buy 'bread and egg'.  The frying pan you see on the right is where your order is cooked up fresh on a one burner hot plate. ...

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Goin' Great Guns in Ghana
'Goin' Great Guns in Ghana'  is the saying of our Mission President, President Hill.  And this week, we felt like we were 'goin' great guns'…….it was a very busy week, with lots of trips into Accra. Monday we went into the Mission Home for the farewell dinn...

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This is what we've been up to this week…….
Monday night we had FHE with our Adoagyiri Elders.  Elder Ridenour (sorry the picture is a little blurry) was in charge of refreshments.  He made his famous 'Magic Bars'.  They really were magic!  One minute they were there.  The next minute they were all g...

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12 and 24
You've heard of 7 Eleven and 24/7 BUT have you heard of 12 and 24? Well, that's our new electricity schedule.  Twelve hours on and 24 hours off.  It's not easy, but at least we know when we'll have power!  Den's call to the Electric Company found out that t...

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Cape Coast
This week we went with several other Senior Missionary Couples to Cape Coast for a couple of days.  Cape Coast is located in the Central Region of Ghana right on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. We stayed at the Coconut Grove Beach Resort in their African V...

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Let there be light. PLEASE!
Tuesdays are District Meetings.  This week we went to Adoagyiri's. Front - L to R - Elders Obaspgie, Hales, Snyder Back - L to R - Elders McConkie, Ridenour - District leader, Cartwright. Made a quick trip into Accra and the Mission Office to pick up our br...

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Another week gone by quickly…...
Many of our Liberia Missionaries have finished their missions and are heading for home.  I'm sure they never thought that they'd be returning home from completely different missions than the ones they started out in! I know we didn't!!    Here we are with E...

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It's Harmattan Time
Are you wondering "What is Harmattan?"  Well, let me tell you……. Harmattan is a hot, dry, dusty wind from the Sahara Desert that blows over West Africa from late November to mid-March.  The wind carries large amounts of fine dust and sand which lowers humid...

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Not if…..But when…...
HAPPY CROSSOVER 2015  L to R - Elders Ridenour, Snyder, Cartwright To celebrate New Year's Eve,  we had 3 of our missionaries over for treats and to watch the dvd "17 Miracles". It was a pretty low key evening UNTIL……. ….a mouse ran through the gap at the b...
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