Thursday Shout Outs

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it’s thursday evening.  another long, hot, worthwhile day.  somebody told a joke about it snowing and sleeting in kansas city.  we all had a really good laugh. it has become tradition to do a blog post dedicated to shout outs of all of our team members…so here we go!

Tuesday…

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as i was saying…. tuesday afternoon, Mesa sur, about an hour (that probably means 7 miles or so)* from matagalapa (you can find Matagalpa on the map. You will not find mesa sur). early breakfast at 7am at the CEPAD offices in matagalpa.  everyone seems to love pre-toasted bread.  you …

Sunday…

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we may be in manawa, but the roosters still start crowing at about 4am (if not earlier). first off, thanks for checking in with us and reading these.  many of us on the trip are glad that we can keep in touch this way (and some might actually be a little happy to be …

Departure…

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It’s saturday and here is the obligatory blog post written entirely on  the handheld. As a special added feature this year I am typing using swype technology…i never pick my finger off the keyboard,i just slide from one letter to the next. So when you see a weird word that …

Friday, Pre-trip

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one day to go. thursday night most of the crew got together in the church social hall with thousands of vitamins, ibuprofen and tylenol tablets, hundreds of tubes of antibiotic ointment (did you know — according to stephanie — that stuff is merely petroleum jelly with some antibiotic in it?), …

Tuesday Pre-Trip

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it’s tuesday.  thursday is the packing party (i went last year and there was a lot of packing and very little party.  i mean a party involves food, drinks, a pinata — frivolity.  if your idea of a party is stephanie barking, “stuff that small vitamin bottle in there.  don’t …