I am sitting in a small hot shop in Tacuba typing on a computer keyboard with the letters handwritten on the keys and Spanish symbols in place of the ones I am used to using on my keyboard at home. All of that to say, there will most likely be typos in here, but this … More Bigger is Better.
Ah yes, I also have other important supplies (clothes, tech gear, first aid, etc) for my two-month long project in El Salvador, but the trail mix is, by far, my favorite item. I am leaving [really] early Monday morning for San Salvador with teammate, Jess. We will meet another teammate, Raul, at the airport in … More 4 pounds of Trail Mix
This is a current photo of Carlos & Victor using the well we drilled and installed back in March on Isla Bastimentos, Panama. This borehole well taps into a spring that flows year-round. It is so cool to see about half* the members of the community really using and benefitting from this source of safe … More My Favorite Photo!
A storm rolled in this morning that has kept us from working on the Latrine so far today…which gives me time for a quick update. We have been working on a little bit of everything for the past week. Hygiene education, latrine construction, Kinkajou home repair, drilling boreholes, pump repair and boat building. We spent … More “It will be here tomorrow…”
Happy New Year Everyone! I really appreciate all who check out my blog and post comments. I hope you all have a snazzy 2013! The plans are still somewhat tentative but it looks like I will be spending the first 3 weeks of February in Haiti. What better way to bring in a new year … More Haiti, here I come!
This is a my attempt at sharing some more photos and stories from Uganda. It is a weak start but these will get better! No matter how long my trip – whether it is 1 week or 8 weeks – my “luggage” is always the same. One single backpack. I tease my trainees that come … More Where is my pillow?!