I know, I know, I owe you a post (actually I’m working on a couple) about camp. They’re coming. But I wanted to post tonight about being back in Cape Town. Or actually, about leaving Riviersonderend. Like so many things here, I am torn in two directions. I was ready … Continue reading
Camp starts in just two days! We had our first meeting with the kids going to camp yesterday. Boring meeting, mostly we were just trying to make sure paperwork was turned in and in good order. Those of you who are YOU sponsors will be very familiar with this one. … Continue reading
Monday was Youth Day here in South Africa. At first, I just thought it was sort of a “yay, youth!” kind of day, celebrating youth the same way we celebrated fathers just the day before. Then I realized that it is a commemoration of the Soweto schoolchildren’s riots which took … Continue reading
Happy Father’s Day to my Dad. We miss you and Mom and will see you guys again soon. Hope you’re reading this blog. Thanks for supporting us in what we’re doing. You are loved, loved, loved.
We found out a couple of days ago that the southermost tip of the continent of Africa was about 100 km from Riviersonderend, so today we set out to see it. When you’re halfway across the world from your normal stomping grounds, you’ve just got to go those extra miles … Continue reading