Sponsors Journals Itinerary Gear List Saturday–March 27, 2021Trail Day–036Trail Mile–9.6/400.8Location–Toccoa Suspension Bridge Parking We’re up at 6:00; no thunderstorms (as were forecast). So the decision is to get some miles in today–before heading to Blue Ridge Verizon to try and get my new phone working. Back to SkeenaContinue reading “Journal 36-ODYSSEY 2021: Bama to Baxter-Hike On!”
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Summer trip to the Isle of Skye
“Listen to the Silence Be Still And let your soul catch up.” –Scottish Proverb Due to Covid19 travel restrictions this year my family decided to spend our summer holiday in Scotland. It’s our second time to spend a holiday there this year (first one was our skiing trip)and I wouldn’t mind coming back again inContinue reading “Summer trip to the Isle of Skye”
Day 99; Footnotes of Yes… I Can
Today was busy for me. I got Bella ready and off we went to hike the mountain at Crowder’s Mountain State Park. Our usual place for torture… I mean escape and getting into nature. The moment I parked the Jeep she was ready to get out and go. As we crossed the parking area, sheContinue reading “Day 99; Footnotes of Yes… I Can”
Lakes Entrance (Vic) to Eden (NSW) – Day 17 of Road Trip March 2020
Sunday 22nd March 2020 Driving distance approximately 255klm / 160mi Lakes Entrance is yet another pretty coastal town. This one is distinguished by its long, straight stretch called “Ninety Mile Beach“, and behind that is a long channel called “Cunninghame Arm“, and then more internal waterways lead to the Gippsland Lakes system. We began ourContinue reading “Lakes Entrance (Vic) to Eden (NSW) – Day 17 of Road Trip March 2020”
The Magic of the Forest
If we let ourselves get involved with nature, it helps us to arrive in the moment and to concentrate on it. Fear and worries fall away from us, in the here and now there is no fear, only the moment.im hier und jetzt existiert keine Angst, nur der Moment. The Magic of the Forest
Armchair Travelling – Cambodia
The onset of Spring has brought little respite from increased Covid infections and travel restrictions. This means that another virtual journey is in order and so, for Wordless Wednesday, I propose another holiday in Cambodia to revisit the fascinating Angkor Archaeological Park which contains the remains of several capitals of the Khmer Empire. Armchair Travelling –Continue reading “Armchair Travelling – Cambodia”
Homeless: Ekphrastic Challenge, Day 6
-Jane Cornwell Homeless-John Law She’s small, like a little mouse, curled into a recessempty-bellied, shivering,the newspaper not much insulation—old news– homelessness. And if it’s new to her, the whys are not—her stepdad’s roving hands, no work, the cries within her head. . . in a fitful sleep, she dreams of spring,filling her small rodent bodyContinue reading “Homeless: Ekphrastic Challenge, Day 6”
Course: Teach Kids To Read
We have developed a teacher training curriculum and were able to host training sessions for teachers and educational personnel about new techniques of teaching how to read. We believe this will empower teachers in classrooms to teach more effectively.
School Bus Initiative
The focus of our last quarter has been working with local groups to improve bus networks. We believe that it is vital to provide transportation options for children living in rural areas. Thanks to our donors we were able to fund 50 buses and 200 cars that transport children to schools all around the globe.
10,000 Pencils Delivered to Schools
This summer, because of the effort of our volunteers and the generous donations from our sponsors, we were able to deliver 10,000 pencils to children in need. We were able to reach the most unprivileged areas and provide local schools with this vital tool for education.