I wake before the alarm on my watch starts beeping and 6:45am flashes in indigo. Today we go to Kounougo!Our land cruiser is the last in the convoy heading to the camp; all humanitarian vehicles are marked with a “no weapons” image, yet ironically we follow a pick-up truck with a gun and several soldiers. […]
We are now sitting in the calm of our hotel in N’Djamena. These ten days of i-ACT were so full of experiences and emotions. It is not easy to digest it all. On the physical side, it was exhausting, our marathon of traveling, visiting, editing, writing, and all the rest. In my spirit, though, I […]
Responses to Stace, Gina, Tere, Lisa G, and Melvita & Humberto.
N’Djamena, 3:20am (N’D Time) It’s too late to sleep now, so I’ll write. We need to be at the airport before 6am, and there’s still packing to do. We have to figure out what is essential and what can stay, if it needs to. They have a weight limit that is considerably less than Air […]
Blog, 12/27/06 7:52am, Eastern Chad Not far from the refugee camp school, there is a pretty little hill that just calls to be climbed. After a couple of ours of looking in at school activities, I asked Stace and Ali if they wanted to walk to the top of the hill. I thought it would […]
blog, 12/25/06 2:35am Eastern Chad Dear friends, familia: Nights in Eastern Chad seem very peaceful. The black dome of stars almost seems like a protective cocoon. It is so dark here, and the sky is so full of stars! It’s hard to believe that these heavens, on both sides of the border, have been witnessing […]