A Little Window Into Life Here…

Fallen Limb:  I woke up yesterday morning and decided to stroll out to the yard of the guesthouse to enjoy the singing of the birds.  Upon taking only two steps outside I was confronted by a giant tree

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Firing Up the Blog

Every now and again you have to ‘fire’ something up which implies a bit of an ordeal and usually a belch of smoke.  There’s a nervous hope that it’ll come to life and then remain

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The Work is Growing!

A few personal responses to being in Uganda and then a brief update on where the work is at.  I leave our staff, our kids and the always adventurous work as I return home tomorrow after being here for

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Uganda: Stories Behind Every Set of Eyes

Two weeks of Uganda breezing through the senses, smiling upon me, smacking me at times with it’s hard truths.  It’s a place where you wake up with blood on your sheets from some overnight

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Run4Another & Perseverance

Perseverance is a broad term. It could mean that one has the ability to persevere through a challenging task that may only take them a day to complete. Maybe someone has to persevere though a task such

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Joseph: a Story of Loss

I will admit that this past week has not been one of my favourite weeks here in Uganda. The severity of the turmoil we expedited during these last days peaked after the clinical review date for nine year

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Yiga’s Story: Politics Did This

This week I have definitely been a “mzungu tourist.”  When tourists come to Jinja, many of them visit the area in order to raft the Nile Rapids. Upon hearing the adrenaline-rushing stories from past

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A Friend Overseas, is a Friend Indeed

It is finally here…Ugandan Presidential elections!  During the last couple of weeks the nurses and I have been extra-ordinarily busy finishing various tasks so that we wouldn’t be forced to work very

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A Boy Living Strong

With the nation-wide Ugandan presidential elections coming up next month, there is a great amount of excitement surrounding everything to do with politics. Everyone (including myself) has been questioning

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Joy to the World

As much as I missed spending Christmas with my family this year, it was exciting to enjoy the Holiday season here in Uganda. I spent Christmas day with the family of O4A nurse, Olivia, and enjoyed being

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