Archive for July, 2011

American Again (2011-7-7)

We’re back.  The return trip was not easy, but it got us home.  The hardest leg of the flight was not the 17-hour flight from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Washington, D.C., but the 1-hour flight from D.C. to Columbia.  It came after a two-hour delay for repairing the aircraft, which did not exactly inspire confidence.  Then […]

Back to Entebbe (2011-7-1)

Our flight is on Friday, so we have to transition to Entebbe today.  We discovered this morning that there was water … but none that was hot.  I laughed and told Scott that I was glad this happened, so that everyone didn’t think I intentionally misled them about the scarcity of power and water.  We […]