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Knitting and the Shoebox Challenge

The mood of the knitting group last week was subdued, not unhappy, just subdued.

This week the noise of chatter and clicking of needles was DEAFENING! 300 more words


I’ve been feeling kind of whiney today–you know, one of those days when the clouds hang dark and low and every thought is peppered with discontentment. 374 more words

Why Ebola spread in Dallas: Americanism

We’re number one.  That’s what we always tell each other.

We have the best health care in the world.

Our public safety institutions are number one in the world. 1,148 more words


first medical impressions: day 4 Ghana hospital

Me, walking into the hospital.

It’s hot. It’s tropical. And there’s all sorts of tropical diseases because of it.

Malaria in little kids under the age of five is the first thing that stands out. 868 more words

Travel To West Africa

Ebola Survivor Dr. Kent Brantly Says Ebola In West Africa Is Worse Than Worst News Report, But We Don't Need to Fear

Dr. Kent Brantly, a Samaritan’s Purse missionary from Texas who survived Ebola after contracting the deadly virus on a mission trip to Africa, spoke at a public forum at his alma mater, Abilene Christian University, sharing his experience with the disease and thoughts on the fear of Ebola. 353 more words


Day 9 - Pack a Shoebox...or 12

Before I even get out of the gate, understand me very clearly:

I’m not some big fancy do-gooder.

I do not donate our used towels to animal shelters. 658 more words

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