Thursday marked our last day at Sikua. It was really hard saying goodbye to the kids, as we had grown pretty close to quite a few of them. 133 more words
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As you might know by now, I just spend a few magical weeks in the Azores to volunteer at the Great Whale Project. My short time in the Azores was filled with so many ocean-related activities, it’s impossible to count them all, but here is a brief overview: drink saltwater, get saltwater in your eyes, wash out all your gear so it doesn’t start rusting, don’t get motion sick on the zodiac (the trick is to always focus on something that is stable and not moving), don’t get sunburned, don’t fall into the water while trying to film cetaceans under water… You see, the list is endless. 1,453 more words
The “Community Build” project in Syracuse to house three formerly homeless men is nearing completion.
Two months ago, a group of us from Upstate Medical University spent a day volunteering at the property, which was in… 127 more words
OURAY, Colo. (CBS4)– Rescue crews were able to successfully get a Boy Scout troop off an ice field when they ran into trouble after the weather changed, but in true Boy Scout tradition, the group decided to carry on with their hiking and camping trip. 137 more words