Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Bliss Hotel

Our new home, the Bliss Hotel in Migouri is very special…and you know what’s so special about it?  In Kenya the word “hotel”, actually means restaurant, so our hotel for sleeping is actually a restaurant for eating that happens to … Continue reading

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Coast to Kisumu

Yesterday (Sunday) we transitioned from the Coast to Western Kenya….mmmm, quite the little transition!  We traveled via unair-conditioned car from Diani back through Mombasa, where we hopped out to the RX to load up on more antibiotics, just in case, … Continue reading

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Pix of Life in Africa

Brooks would like to learn how to do this.  I remain skeptical… Dinner anyone? Do you really think this place is bliss? We might have to bring this one home…

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Prayer Bullets for the Upcoming Marathon

Today begins two weeks of nearly continuous, day-and-night meetings with three different groups of leaders.  I am not looking for pity (although why turn it down if it’s available), but I am asking for you to pray with us: That … Continue reading

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First Day

Ok, here’s the real story of our first day in Kenya!  After our four different flights from LA and I eventually just lost count of how many hours of traveling, we finally dropped into bed around 1 a.m. Mombasa time.  … Continue reading

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Creatures that DO Thrive in the Heat

There ARE creatures here, living just outside our door, that really DO enjoy the heat: I would also show you pictures of ourselves in this heat, but we would be unrecognizable!

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Welcome!

We feel very welcome in Kenya!  When asked where we are from, the Kenyans are thrilled to find that no, we aren’t Norwegian or English, but are Americans and quickly respond by saying, “Oh, Obama! You are my people!”  To … Continue reading

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