Great To Be Part Of A Family
June 14, 2011
Winter continues here. Winter African style. Wearing long pants and sweatshirts qualifies our Uganda weather as winter. Of course the hail that pinged off the roof of our van helped confirm that we are most definitely in the peak of winter. The hail was sporadic. Followed quickly by rain. LOTS of rain. Rain that stopped traffic and put over foot deep water on the bridge. It took me an hour and 20 minutes to travel a distance that normally takes ten minutes!
But, I was with family and it all just capped off a day of adventure together anyway. It began early ... we left the compound before 7 AM. We ... Pam, Blair, Robyn, Sami, Grace (our cook) and me. We were soon adding Robert and Sarah. Peter took over the driving from Mbiiko and our adventure officially began with prayer. Robert and Sarah had a 10:30 visa interview at the U.S. Embassy. Grace was going to Kampala Imaging Center for an ultra scan. Sami was going to attempt to find some decorations for my 43rd wedding anniversary party Friday night. Blair and Robyn embrace every adventure. Peter negotiates our van through hundreds (maybe thousands) of bodas and taxis. Pam makes sure everyone stays on task and she gets coffee. Me? I talk to anyone and everyone that will even give the slightest bit of encouragement ... and attempt to administer the multitasking that is necessary for 9 people.
|Supporting Grace at the Clinic|
|Waiting for Robert & Sarah's results|
Robert picked up 48 Lugandan bibles and I picked up 48 English bibles at the International Bible Society in Kampala and the we headed out to Seroma Christian High School in Mukono. Robert moved to the back seat to see if he could get some sleep. His foot was not all that bad today, but yesterday he was tested for malaria and typhoid and was positive for both! Sarah and Robert are blessed to be a part of a family ... related by the blood of Jesus.
|Dickson & Pam with Maureen, his school advisor|
|Dickson's computer lab - great facility|