Wednesday, February 1, 2012
“Super Chicas” a group of young ladies had our first meeting of the year! We discussed our purpose for the group: to learn something new, help with community needs, play soccer, cook—ultimately, just to have some fun!
We brainstormed ideas for how we’d like to spend our time when we meet up then played a game of “Two Truths and a Lie” (thank you InterVarsity small group ideas book!)
This past week, Maddie Smith, a volunteer who’s been in her site for over a year, invited me over to kill her chicken!! Maddie is working on a chicken coop project with her women’s committee. This chicken was ginormous, weighing in at over 7.5 pounds. After boiling, plucking the feathers, taking out the innards, cutting it into pieces, and cooking it in a marinade, we sat down to a delicious lunch!
The picture with the three ladies is of my host sister, Daiana, her mom, Odi, and Odi’s mom preparing dinner in our kitchen. Three generational photo, couldn’t let it pass without snapping a photo!
This past week, I also had the opportunity to milk a neighbor’s cow for the first time in my life!