I seem to find ice cream wherever I travel. Whether it’s Kimball’s at home, Dairy Queen in Appalachia, “gelato” in Italy or “helado” in Nicaragua … and now an ice cream bar at 38,000 feet over Africa has found me thanks to Brussels Airlines. I hope my future posts will have more significance than my… Continue reading Ice cream in the sky.
The Chicago to Brussels flight was uneventful…which is what I like on an airplane at 35,000 feet. It’s a beautiful morning in Brussels as I wait 3 hours for my flight to Monrovia via Freetown, Sierra Leone.
My baggage is oversized because I’m hand carrying the well pump with me so we can potentially have the bore hole well drilled this trip. The baggage check-in attendant initially refused to take it because the pump box was taped to the luggage. After three different luggage “experts” evaluated it, they still wanted to… Continue reading First hurdle…airport check-in!
Tomorrow is my departure for Liberia and I’m starting to change from excited to nervous. Thanks to Stan Reible from my church (Mt. Calvary http://www.mtcalvaryacton.org) who will be picking me up at noon to head to Logan Airport. 29 hours or so later I should be in Monrovia. Unfortunately I don’t think I can bring… Continue reading Departure butterflies…
Phase 1 construction for the Gbarnga Lutheran Training Center begins October 2015! I’ll be in Liberia from October 8th to November 19th and will try to update with photos as the project progresses…and internet is available. If you’d like to support this school project, please visit our website http://www.gbarngamission.org…thanks!