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Night 0: Pre-packin Jefferson Park, Chicago, IL I feel like a wildebeest sometimes. Certain times of the year engender in me an urge to move. I think I know what gets me moving in June. That much is obvious: the school year is finally over. I love my job teaching history, and teach history to my own kids when my students disappear in June, but the politics and pressure of the school makes me feel like I'm holding my breath all year and by this ...
... sweet finish to a great meal. Well done American.
After 8 hours of watching movies, I took a bit of rest. 3 hours of sleep (sort of...). When I woke up it was time for a snack, Scallops with marinated cucumbers.
Thought I saw a cheese plate on the menu.... I guess I'll have to give that a try on the way home in a couple ...
... there is a good chance, that I'm praying for, that temps will be nice throughout this trip; but in the West the weather story changes fast. Tornadoes and floods and wildfires are happening all over out there. The flooding has been historical up near the Rocky front ranges north of Cheyenne. So we will set off mid-day. Chicago business is taken care of, and packing Is almost done. On this day last year, we were deep in the heart of ...
... bucks and hurried to sit in traffic again. IDOT, in its infinite wisdom, shut down 2 of the 3 lanes leading to the main route into Illinois.
When I made it through the bottleneck, we stopped for Culver's at our usual post-StL place in Collinsville. Inside a magician was trolling for business by offering kids free balloon animals. He was pretty good. Andrew got a dinosaur and an alien, complete with helmet. We also got free jokes, but the punchlines were a birmobvious. ...
... and Andrew are married and are accountants, and Denise is a physical therapist and is still working on getting the time off (we hope that she can!).
I'm very excited for this opportunity as I love Africa and its people, and have loved the opportunities that I have had to work there on other mission trips. This will be my 4th mission to the continent, but my first time working for the Lord in Kenya.
Christ's Hope International is ...