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The Little Things In Life »

With a new life comes new accessories. I knew life in Karamoja would be very different from my life in San Diego, but I never thought to be so pleasantly surprised by local inventions or conveniences that would assist in that transition. I thought about what items we already had and figured we’d make do. […]
Posted by: Chloe on September 18, 2012 @ 7:29 pm
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Cut Off: The Reality »

Not yet! The Wright family made it safely back to Karamoja from Mbale. The rumored broken bridge has eroded on one side, but is still cautiously passable by all types of vehicles. That makes two partly broken bridges with water running over them (and I thought the water was supposed to go under the bridge, […]
Posted by: Chloe on August 13, 2012 @ 12:24 pm
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Green Beans! »

Our green beans are already growing! Many of the missionary families here have had good success with growing green beans. We’re hoping to be no exception.
Posted by: Chloe on August 10, 2012 @ 5:13 pm
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We have arrived! »

We have reached Karamoja and our new home! The flight trip was rather uneventful and all of our luggage arrived. We then spent two days running errands around Kampala (the capital where we landed) and Mbale (closest big city to Karamoja) in order to get everything we think we might need for the next month […]
Posted by: Chloe on July 29, 2012 @ 8:50 pm
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A New Life »

  We’ve known that this day would come for some time. Two years ago, we decided to pursue the goal of long-term work in Karamoja and set out on the course, watching as the providence of God dropped the stones in place ahead of us to form the path He would have us travel. But […]
Posted by: Christopher on July 26, 2012 @ 12:53 am
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Return of Uncle Benon »

In case the whole missionary thing doesn’t work out, I may be able to join the hottest action film studio in Uganda.
Posted by: Christopher on May 25, 2012 @ 4:31 am
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Karamoja 2010 »

Finally got this thing put up on the YouTubes. Now you can send it to your million friends and neighbors. Just tell them it’s Kony 2012 – that ought to get them to watch it.
Posted by: Christopher on March 24, 2012 @ 8:02 am
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All You Can Eat »

Our last night in Karamoja (Would like to put an em dash here but cannot find the keystroke on the Okken’s PC) I beat Caleb about 34-0 in Connect Four, we had a lovely dinner, and the children watched some freaky video of these scary looking kids singing Bible songs. I guess at the end […]
Posted by: Christopher on July 20, 2010 @ 8:43 pm
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Life is What Happens When You’re Making Plans »

Well, it seems that Chloe and Karen have managed to snaggle some internet from others, but as for me, I have been cut off for some days now. The call to Karamoja seems to be a call to contingencies. Those of you who received our support letter heard that I would be helping do a […]
Posted by: Christopher on July 16, 2010 @ 7:52 pm
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