Campus Celebrations

With graduation around the corner I think this will stand out as one of my favorite days…full of laughter, seizing the moment with impending goodbyes and fun. This will be a photo heavy post of the festivities I hope you can see, taste and enjoy some of the blessings and joy of that day with us! (click on any image to see it bigger)

The ladies started around 9:30 with their babies as they worked (claire is on Miriam's back). First they cut potoatoes
The ladies started around 9:30 with their babies as they worked (claire is on Miriam’s back). First they cut potoatoes
I was kicked off potatoe cutting duty for a bit and worked on intestines ... it was alot of potatoes to cut!
I was kicked off potatoe cutting duty for a bit and worked on intestines … it was alot of potatoes to cut!
The meat from two goats which we cut in to little pieces (most of it)
The meat from two goats which we cut in to little pieces (most of it)
Cutting meat
Cutting meat
Rita hard at work on one of the courses
Rita hard at work on one of the courses
Preparing a feast takes many hands working on many different stations.
Preparing a feast takes many hands working on many different stations.
The ladies fried pumpkins for a fried pumpkin dish
The ladies fried pumpkins for a fried pumpkin dish
The boon of Apatch is the best :-)
The boon of Apatch is the best 🙂
Nothing goes to waste, cutting up intestines and stomach
Nothing goes to waste, cutting up intestines and stomach
Now this is my kind of work, the work of a haboba (grandma) seriously could Philip be any cuter!
Now this is my kind of work, the work of a haboba (grandma) seriously could Philip be any cuter!
J and Danny clapping and singing together as festivities begin
J and D-man clapping and singing together as festivities begin
My beautiful friend Nyadeng spent the day baking FOUR cakes for the party. I must brag on her, she has made 11 this month to bless and teach...such an encourager!
My beautiful friend Nyadeng spent the day baking FOUR cakes for the party. I must brag on her, she has made 11 this month to bless and teach…such an encourager!

 

Eliza making kissera on a hot griddle.
Eliza making kissera on a hot griddle.
The ladies let me fold up the kissera into nice squares using a special folding pattern.
The ladies let me fold up the kissera into nice squares using a special folding pattern.
Eli shared an affirmation and prayer written especially for each student. It was beautiful
Eli shared an affirmation and prayer written especially for each student. It was beautiful
The students hearing their prayers
The students hearing their prayers

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J listens to student prayers and affirmations.
J– listens to student prayers and affirmations.
The woman listen and laugh as Eli speaks
The woman listen and laugh as Eli speaks
Eli then directed a serious of fun games that had us all laughing and having so much fun! This was three legged races with the students and their wives
Eli then directed a serious of fun games that had us all laughing and having so much fun! This was three legged races with the students and their wives
More three legged racing
More three legged racing
Marta and Una racing to the finish line
Marta and Una racing to the finish line
OK we really all were laughing hard...my husband got this shot of me...I realized I "cackle" just like my daughter Flower-girl...who knew?
OK we really all were laughing hard…my husband got this shot of me…I realized I “cackle” just like my daughter Flower-girl…who knew?
Playing pass the ball without using hands only your chin..girls against boys...we won and only cheated a few times...
Playing pass the ball without using hands only your chin..girls against boys…we won and only cheated a few times…
Passing the ball off to Miriam
Passing the ball off to Miriam
At the end of this paticular game we were laughing so hard we were crying...sooo funny!
At the end of this paticular game we were laughing so hard we were crying…sooo funny!
Another game was feed your husband medina (porridge) J was less then enthusiastic, and I was told to make it messy for laughs...but it was hot...sorry honey!
Another game was feed your husband medina (porridge) J was less then enthusiastic, and I was told to make it messy for laughs…but it was hot…sorry honey!
Tabitha prepares to feed her husband medina
Tabitha prepares to feed her husband medina
Claire gets to hold baby Philip
Claire gets to hold baby Philip
The big girl eating table
The big girl eating table
The little girl eating table
The little girl eating table

 

The sunset as we ate...the food was so good I failed to get a single photo...
The sunset as we ate…the food was so good I failed to get a single photo…

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