(click through to see a couple more) Went to the Antelope Valley Poppy Fields last night – I think i missed the peak though, but it was still such a beautiful night – never been there. Can’t wait to go back next year at the peak of the bloom!
(click through to see all images) Serving at the landfill was interesting. The environment is beyond squalor – after all, it IS a landfill these people are living in. We dealt with a girl who had schizophrenia, had been screaming all night, hadn’t eaten or drank anything for 5 days, and was given a shot… Read More
Today was a much needed respite from yesterday’s visit to Casa de Luz. (Click through to see images) We went out with the team from Alabama that are here for baseball and that my son has been playing with and from the sounds of it, has been adopted as the team mascot since he’s older… Read More
(Click through to see today’s images)… Today’s excursions produced a mixed bag of emotions in me. We started off tagging along with Springwood Christian, a school roughly an hour outside of Atlanta, and went to a sugar cane village (Santa Fe) to deliver food. We started the morning bagging some food which would feed a… Read More
We woke up to a knocking on the door and being told “Hurry, we are leaving now!” We sprang up, tried to orient ourselves, got ready, and scrambled out the door in minutes flat. Unfortunately, we missed breakfast as a result. There’s a team of doctors and practitioners from New Jersey who came down to… Read More
We got into the Dominican Republic last night around 1230A and to our rooms, unpacked, and in bed by 2AM local time. Being from California, that wasn’t so bad. However, waking up at 7AM local time is another story. I’m still yawning as I write! Today was a gloriously relaxing day as we attended a… Read More
Today we went on a hike in Pacific Palisades through Temescal Canyon (https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/temescal-canyon-loop-trail) and had a great time. It’s a 3 mile loop with some climbing, but not too badly. Did most of the loop as a horsey ride between my wife and I with the little one. However, the flowers were blooming, the waterfall… Read More