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Our 2012 Trip Begins

It’s 4:30 AM. I’m wide awake—courtesy of jet lag—so I figure I may as well do something productive for a while. Maybe, in a half hour or so, sleep will take over again. I can only hope. In the meantime, I’ll record some highlights of our trip that began on Monday, July 2. First stop—London’s… [ read more ]

Overnight in Timisoara

Timisoara. Each time we’re here, I’m sickened and saddened by the depth of man’s cruelty to man. Walking in the city square dotted with its outdoor restaurants and fine shops, it’s difficult to imagine 100,000 people packed into its space to push for peaceful reform in December, 1989. Peaceful it was not. As I understand… [ read more ]

Journal Entry for July 11

Our Romanian team has dwindled over the past day or so. Two flew out of Timisoara, one remained at River of Life to donate his maintenance skills for three weeks. Six of us traveled by van to Budapest where three boarded a British Airways jet bound for Vancouver. And the last three – Gene, Kim,… [ read more ]

July 2 — Timisoara

Yesterday the temperatures soared to 32 degrees Celsius. That’s mid-90s Farenheit. We’re very fortunate that our van had air-conditioning for 6-hour ride to Timisoara. Funny how jet-lag hits mid-afternoon. I think nearly everyone took a nap enroute. My daughter Kim put her head on my shoulder and slept for about an hour; I must have… [ read more ]