Tag Archives: an African naturalist

Moth-Mixing with the Maori

After taking last week off of homeschooling, we picked right back up with our studies on Monday. We started late a few days since I was handling everything myself for a few days. Seth left for Zimbabwe Monday morning and … Continue reading

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Of Burglaries and Bumblebees

While we were sleeping Sunday night, some teens broke into our house and stole our phones and a laptop computer. We are thankful they didn’t steal more and that no one was hurt, but we do miss those things. My … Continue reading

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The Many Jobs of a Missionary ~ Exterminator, Creepy Crawlies

Do you remember that old nursery rhyme? Girls are made of sugar and spice And everything nice, And boys are made of snakes and snails And puppy dog tails. Or something like that. Well, sometimes I think that’s how missionaries … Continue reading

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Adventures with a Baobab

This tree was so neat. One side almost had steps you could walk up; and the other side hung down very low, almost touching the ground.

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A Blue-Tailed Lizard!

Modern man has lost any sense of God’s nearness, but Christianity teaches that God reveals himself through every single thing he has ever brought into being, whether a created object or historical event. ~R.C. Sproul

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Toxic Plants and Gyres ~ Weekly Report

In my efforts to aid the children’s nature study of mapping our yard this year, I went to a nursery in town last week with pictures and asked for help labeling several of our plants. The nursery owner was very … Continue reading

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A Walk with a Walkingstick

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Beautiful, in a Sluggardly Way

Four-and-twenty tailors Went to kill a snail; The best man among them Durst not touch her tail; She put our her horns Like a little Kyloe cow. Run, tailors, run, or She’ll kill you all just now.

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Four in One Hand!

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Caterpillar on Work Shoe

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