Unpredictability

Last week was a really long week full of ups and downs.  If I could describe the feeling of the situation here it would be unpredictability, the feeling that you do not know what tomorrow will bring.  Things are still safe here on the compound but the violence inched...

A Disappointing Day

You may have read that there has been a lot of tribal conflict here in Kenya. Apparently long standing animosity between several of the different tribes has been ignited since the election here a month ago.Last night some of that conflict spilled over into the...

The Charity Club

Hello America! Thank you all for posting comments on our last blog update! Daddy has done so many surgeries with other doctors; it is very exciting seeing him so happy with the work he gets to do. The other day we had the opportunity to go to an orphanage. There were...

Unsung heroes on our way to a remote orphanage

Today we (Jenn and the girls) had the opportunity to visit an orphanage 25 minutes from our mission hospital. The drive was an event in and of itself. We drove on any side of the road we needed to, just to avoid the huge potholes and roaming cattle! The setting is...

Our first week

Our first week is almost over and I honestly can’t believe it. Paul has been working very hard and had his first night On Call in almost 9 years!!! And true to the profession of medicine- he was up almost all night. All the doctors have commented to me on what a...