Can’t say where or who, but despite losing all they had known as home kids are still kids and respond to loving outreach.

17 May

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My Lebanese brother Joseph and I were in Balbek and stopped at a quarry to see where stone was cut and moved 1 Km to build Roman temples. Over 1 thousand ton blocks hauled by hand. Romans were amazing but reality was it involved 25 thousand Lebanese (Phoenician) architects, engineers and slaves.

15 May

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Tony Blanco has been a blessing to us from the time we landed here ten years ago. Today we were blessed to attend the first service of a new church plant in Cartago.

7 May

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My doc son taught me how to do cataract surgery on the ophthalmic simulator. It was obvious I’d need a lot more practice.

1 May

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Hiking in the Columbia River Gorge with the older kiddos. Mt. Hood was showing off all day.

29 Apr

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This is what a 55 y/o dad does after an early morning ascent/descent and before breaking base camp for the big hike down the volcano.

14 Apr

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The alfombras made of sawdust and plants in La Antigua during Semana Santa are amazing pieces of art. A procession passes through them and at the end of the line men sweep up the remains.

14 Apr

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