We have just left the camps and are now working our way back towards N’djamena, the capital city of Chad. In less than two days, this trip will be history, but its effect on me will be just starting. When I got my visa into Chad, there were a few things I had to leave […]
Category: Bonus: Parting words
We begin our journey home today from Guereda to Abeche to N’Djamena to Paris and finally to Los Angeles. Ian goes on to London from Paris and Eric should have already arrived home in LA.
We have so many photos, so much video, and so many thoughts to share with you all about this i-ACT. As we begin our journey back to see you we will periodically post new stuff here.
I am going to share maybe a little too much about my team mates, and too bad if they don’t like it. I put up with their bad jokes, long-winded story telling, incomprehensible tech talk, strong body odor, and I could go on and on, so they’re going to have to put up with my […]
It feels cool to hear our team’s time out here in Eastern Chad called a “mission.” They ask, “How long is your mission?” “Where is your mission going?” I like to think that our mission never ends. When we get back to the US, our mission continues and, for the most part, becomes even more […]
Buried under Passion
I am feeling a bit down today. We were up early in Guereda this morning, even though we had a little extra time to sleep in. We packed our bags, worked in the field office a bit and headed to the air strip. We didn’t have a security escort so we took big empty cargo […]