Monthly Archives: March 2009

Getting ready to go

Getting ready to go Sunday, March 15, 2009   It is the wind-down time.  Contrary to last year’s trip, tonight was spent reminiscing about all that we learned and all the simple pleasures we experienced.    We are in the … Continue reading

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I do – again!

I do – again! Another TIA J Saturday, March 14   On Saturday, we spent nearly the whole day celebrating the 10th anniversary of when I proposed marriage to Le.  Before we could begin, however, I needed to find a … Continue reading

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a few recent pictures

A few minutes of intense rain fills the gutters along the roadside.  This shot was from a high spot, so I imagine it was worse at the lower altitudes in the city.   My lovely wife and I were looking … Continue reading

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Water!!

Water!! Friday, March 13, 2009   We went nearly four full days without running water.  Our hosts know that this is normal and they have several 5-gallon drums in which they hold water.  We had emptied the last one yesterday.  … Continue reading

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Funny thing happened on the way to the market

Funny thing happened on the way to the market Wednesday, March 11, 2009 I met up with several team members at the end of the day today.  We were in a famous restaurant, Chez Lando.  This restaurant is mentioned in … Continue reading

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Wednesday, March 11

I must say, the Ob/Gyn team is doing amazing things.  They have visited numerous health centers, trained dozens of nurses, and have been well-received.  Their days are not much different from one day to the next in terms of what … Continue reading

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Oh Gosh!

Oh Gosh! Tuesday, March 10, 2009 I have not had enough time to blog this week.  Last year we sat around waiting and waiting to get going.  But this year, things are definitely more organized.  We are up early and … Continue reading

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