Monday, June 30, 2014
Every woman wants to take a look at Esther's Fabric store.
Her fabric is preferred over most other stops and is reasonably priced.
However the best pizza of all is found at Mamma Mia's. I do not believe you even find it that authentic in Provo, Utah.
What to order? The "Peter Pan" of course. And ask for chili oil.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
This is where the local artists sell their goods - clothing, beads, paintings, and lots of wood carvings, along with old African masks and other antiques.
It's fun to explore.
Today we met Agbley, the wood carver and his helpers. We love his things - particularly the works in progress.
At first brush, Cape Coast is actually breath-taking. It is located on the Coast of Africa and as shown here features a thriving fishing industry.
President and Mrs Obama visited the Prison on July 11, 2009. Michelle Obama traces her roots back to Cape Coast.
This series shows the male dungeon where 200 slaves were kept in each room for as much a 3 months awaiting deportment or death.
Below is a picture of the female dungeon. There were many fewer women slaves than men.
Above is the first court room Ghana with Donny Dayton, BYU law student intern at Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah. Below is the building where the Church was organized in Ghana on Dec. 3 1978. Pictured with Donny Dayton and President Robison is James Ewudzie, the 4th person baptized in Ghana. In total 89 people were baptized that day of the 249 baptized that first weekend.
Below is the site of Billy Johnson's home which is no longer standing. Billy Johnson was the key person who got the Church started in Ghana.
Here is a photo of Jame Ewudzie and his brother with President Robison, just across the street from the location of Billy's home.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Instructions: First pick your Batik stamp. The select your first color and your 3 yards of white cloth. Next stamp on the cloth your design. Next the cloth is dyed and laid out on the lawn to dry. Then you pick your next design and dye it again. After it is dried again on the lawn, voila you all line up and hold your work of art on display.
And if you had the time, you would dye it again and again and have a product that looks these below.
And here is a great use for your fabric...the baby wrap!
Our speaker Thursday, June 19th was Elder Yirenya-Tawiah, Area Seventy who is the physical facilities manager for the Africa West Area. Elder Yirenya-Tawiah was named a member of the Third Quorum of Seventy during April General Conference 2012 and was the first stake president in Tema, the city where the MTC is located. He and his wife have 4 children.
The current group in the MTC is the 11th group to train under the direction of President and Sister Robison. The number 46 and come from Australia, Botswana, Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda and the United States.