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When we bought this house more than 20 years ago, we did not realize it had an avocado tree. That’s because initially, it did not bear fruit – it takes quite a few years before avocados produce. Then one year, surprise – big, beautiful fruit. And we are talking really big – 1+ pounders (400+ […]
It looks like someone hacked our account and sent out some spam emails. We have taken measures to put a stop to that and hope the issue has been fixed. Have a safe last day of 2021 and a blessed 2022! Martha and Tim
Honiara Except for the residue of sunset on the western horizon, it was dark when we arrived in Honiara. It had been raining earlier in the day, so it felt extra muggy as we exited the plane. The high humidity feels like you are walking into a greenhouse. Honiara does not have jetways. Instead, passengers […]
The hardest good-byes The gift of a hotel room near the airport for the last 2 nights in Dallas made it easier to store our bed and wash our bed linens, etc. We did our final repacking of our bags on Wednesday night, being sure that we both had clothes in all 3 bags in […]
February 3 On January 7th we learned we had been granted permission to re-enter the Solomon Islands on a repatriation flight. The Solomon Islands remains closed to regular commercial flights, so at the moment, these special flights are the only way to enter the country. Then we learned the next flight was on February 7th […]
Things are moving ahead with our plans to return to the Solomons. You can read about where we are this week in our latest newsletter by reading below or clicking here: Progress Report Since we sent out this letter, we have received about 1/3 of the funds needed to cover our ‘launch’ fund. Thank […]
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Matzke Messenger – Ahhh, fall has arrived!