The Kellys

The Kellys
Welcome to the Nica Kelly blog! Keep up to date with school "Colegio Cristiano Manto de Gracia" in Nueva Guinea, Nicaragua.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Our eventful front yard

This cow is not dead, just tired of walking
tired cow video

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The bridge

As we finally kicked off our pre-kinder (to finish this school year before starting next February with kinder, 1st grade, and 2nd grades), we realized that kids coming from the local barrio had to cross a creek that can be somewhat formidable when it rains hard. With Nicaraguan ingenuity, two trees close to the spot were cut down, then moved together, and then we nailed planks left over from the wood that was cut for the school ceilings. Pretty good engineering for a days work. The pics give a quick history, and if you want to see a partial video, link to tree cutting.

Monday, July 19, 2010

The Tank

How many Nicaraguan Aggies does it take to raise a water tank? Check out the video, but only if your server can download quite a large file:
Raising the tank

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Psalm 13

Today's reading from the Daily Audio Bible was Psalm 13. I was remembering when I first looked at that Psalm seriously and how it ministered to me. I'm linking a teaching I did in 2005 from Psalm 13 - a blast from the past How Long Oh Lord