Monthly Archives: October 2010

Stoney Tangawizi & a DC-3!

Stoney Tangawizi–quite possibly the most enjoyable soda pop ever…for those who like their soda chock full of ginger goodness! It’s apparently made by Coca-Cola, so please, if you’re back in the states, start petitioning for it to be sold there! Here are just a few photos from the end of my week in Nairobi. Enjoy! […]

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Nairobi and the Rift…

…well, at least a little peek at the Rift Valley, anyway. After just a day in Nairobi, a missionary family invited me to go see Rift Valley Academy (the school where many missionary kids go), which was holding its annual pinewood derby–students of all ages built their own cars and raced them. The competition was […]

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There are no ordinary people

Hi folks! A friend of mine (thanks, Lizzie) had a really interesting quote from C.S. Lewis posted on Facebook, and I couldn’t resist reposting it here. It’s from his book, “The Weight of Glory”: “It is a serious thing, to live in a society of possible gods and goddesses, to remember that the dullest and […]

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Why we go

Hello again, everyone–this time from Nairobi! I’ll share later about my first impressions here. Already met the team, bought my malaria pills, and have a tentative schedule! For now, I want to offer a video. I didn’t make this, but the group of wonderful people who are now my teammates did. I had been searching […]

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Goodbye to Texas

Well, I can’t avoid writing this any longer. Welcome to the grand opening of this blog! I hope it will be a useful place for friends, family, and anyone interested to keep tabs on me–you know, to make sure I’m still alive, and to respond to any ransom notes that get left here… It’s now […]

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