Day 2 – and it’s HOT!

This is my seventh trip to Uganda, and only one was really hot. Usually jeans are fine, and I wear a sweatshirt in the morning and evening. Not this time, at least so far. It's hot and dry and there's red dust everywhere. Just down the hill from Father's House they are burning, and the house is filled with smoke. Stephen and Bosco are outside to make sure the fire doesn't jump to the property, as one did last year on the other side of the house. I had a g...

Five days to go. Is it time to panic?

I'm leaving on Friday. My flight's at 2:45, so I'm pretty much done with whatever I'm doing by noon. Today is Sunday, and my to-do list is as long as my arm, including editing a 100,000+ word book before I go. At some point, I guess you just have to laugh. I'm not quite there yet, though! So what's going on this week? First, I need to start packing. I get 2 suitcases of up to 50lb each, so I'm probably taking one of our super-light rollers and a duffel...