14 days and television

It\’s getting closer and closer.  Two weeks from the time I\’m writing this we\’ll be in the air.  Hard to believe it really is that close to finally happening.  Things are really starting to come together and feel real.  I got to talk to my friend Julie Olson via Skype the other night and discussedContinue reading “14 days and television”

The Beginnings – Part III

Mr. Atta managed to get everything all nice and packed sometime around the end of May.  We debated all kinds of plans about the best way to pack the computers.  I called every shipping place I could to ask advice.  In the end, I have no idea how they were packed.  Atta called me oneContinue reading “The Beginnings – Part III”

Recruiting, Writing and Soccer Gear

Thanks to my wife, Robyn, who is a school social worker in our district, I was invited to share our project at Joyner Elementary School yesterday.  I presented to the 5th grade students and their teachers as well as a few other staff members.  I wasn’t real sure what to expect and basically just adaptedContinue reading “Recruiting, Writing and Soccer Gear”

The Beginning – Part II

The success of Ghana days had us planning to make it an annual event.  It didn’t happen.  I was also a little disappointed with the fact that the kids raised a bunch of money, presented Atta with a check and then had nothing else to do with the project.  The students had participated in theContinue reading “The Beginning – Part II”