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As silly as it sounds, that there isn't a fire sprinkler in my berth space and I don't even have to think about it The Mastrena finally made it here! A day trip adventure with Lisa's dad and our little ship family And seeing lemurs 🙂 Little cuties and big smiles A lovely dinner out... Continue Reading →

11:5 – Rainy Day Ward Parade

Typically the patients get to go outside to Deck 7 every afternoon, but during the rainy season here in Madagascar, the rains can ruin a good thing. But this makes for an opportunity to think creatively outside the box and what's better than an impromptu parade through the hospital?    

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Natalie, Gigi, Heather and Deb helping with Smoothie Night Fulbert carried the big box of fruit up the gangway for me A secret valentine sending a singing telegram and sweet note That God listens to even those silly little things in our hearts Honest direction and perspective for a new dream Seeing a lovely friend... Continue Reading →

11:5 – From Redmond with Love

Sometimes its the simple gestures that mean so much. My grandmother and her friends hand quilted about 30 blankets to send to the children on the wards. And those blankets have brought many smiles 🙂   Just goes to remind us that people across the world still play and active part in our little floating... Continue Reading →

Endless Gifts (12)

Emmanuel's help with setting up for Monday Funday Friends that keep my silly collection of bottle caps growing My friend Carrie. I miss her all the time but some days I really wish we could just sit on the couch with a glass of wine and laugh and talk while we eat Thai food Emma... Continue Reading →

11:5 – The Lab Techs

These are two of the unsung heroes on the ship... Jenny and Lise. This last Tuesday these two beautiful ladies worked one their longest days from 7:00-11:00pm in order to support the operation going on down the hallway. It took our surgeons over 12 hours to remove this 16 pound tumor from our patient And... Continue Reading →

Endless Gifts (11)

Bachelor night with the girls A lovely walk in the warm rain followed by a great beer and conversation by candlelight with the ever fantastic Amy Jones Brandon fixed the sliding door to the ship shop My parents sending the misdirected parcel to Catrice and Catrice being willing to bring it over for me New... Continue Reading →

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