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Chihuahua – Day 3 (3/16/10)

Breakfast this morning at 7:15 with the kids. It was crazy – so loud in there and just crazy. The food was refried beans, and I thought it was pretty good, but nobody else really liked it. After…


Chihuahua – Day 2 (3/15/10)

Monday things got a little crazier, because all the rest of the kids showed up, but it was good to see old faces – but we also saw a lot of new faces – and we didn’t see some of the faces we…


Chihuahua - Day 1 (3/14/10)

The trip was better this year – less of an adventure though. Last year was the first time ASB came here to Chihuahua, so this time we knew all the ropes, and we have Doris along – so she is much…


Ireland - Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

We got off our plane, and it was a little chilly outside, but nothing too nasty.  Picked up our luggage, and I changed some dollars for euros, too bad the exchange rate is downright shitty, I got…


Ireland - Friday, January 1st, 2010

Delta Air Lines 1945 Class U leaving on Friday, 1/1/2010 at 1205 from Chicago O` Hare to Atlanta-GA arriving on Friday, 1/1/2010 at 1545 Delta Air Lines 176 Class U leaving on Friday, 1/1/2010 at…


Day 8 – (3/21/09)

Really no break in the days, just a continuation from yesterday. The bus got going on-time from Chihuahua. I think almost everyone was sleeping right away, except Hannah and I talked for a while…


Day 7 – (3/20/09)

Got up, brushed the teeth and shaved. Had a granola bar and got ready to go to the market. All the girls were dressed up and looking beautiful and I was just wearing my Newman t-shirt and jeans –…


Day 6 – (3/19/09)

Raul came to the house, and got us so we could do work on the farm. Raul was there this morning to direct us and be with us. Janiene told us he felt bad that he had not spent any time with us this…


Day 5 – (3/18/09)

An Early Start – Poop Crew & Painting Got up at 6:30, showered up and got ready to get breakfast. I went and picked up a box of breakfast from the cafeteria and brought it back to the house…


Day 4 – (3/17/09)

Breakfast was at 7 with the kids, but nobody was able to get up that early, although Hannah says she was awake, and so was I, but the rest of the girls would not have it. So we just had food…


Day 3 – (3/16/09)

Slept in till nearly 8:30, had some water then some of the 10 Liter orange juice we bought last night. Addendum to yesterday’s entry, we went to Sorriano last night, it’s the local store. We…


March 15th, 2009 Part 2

Woke up at 8am (10am CDT) after a great sleep in a nice bed! Took a nice warm shower in a shower that was about 8 X 5 ft, quite large. Got up and had some cereal – Zucritas – it is essentially…


Chihuahua - Day 1 (3/14/09)

Just woke up from an 8 hour sleep after nearly 24 hours on the road. We got here to La Granja Hogar de Los Niños last night about 2:00 AM local time 4:00 AM central daylight time. Janiene and Luis…