Monthly Archives: November 2012

Two young boys with $111.25 and very big hearts

You may not know this, okay nobody knows this, but for the past couple of weeks I’ve been waking up in the middle of the night, or early in the morning before the sun has come up, cozy and snug … Continue reading

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Speaking in Guelph about TWS

I’m giving a lunchtime presentation at U of G next month. Please let me know if you plan to attend. Everyone is welcome so feel free to bring a friend or 10!  

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Before November 28th help stop the AIDS epidemic

You might remember I wrote in an earlier blog  Life Above All about HIV/AIDS and the Bill C-398 that is currently working its way through the House of Commons . This Wednesday November 28th the bill will either go to a … Continue reading

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A drop in the ocean

I just read a wonderful email from one of our high school sponsors. I had hoped to meet her in person his week to find out of she wanted to continue sponsoring her student next year but she is out … Continue reading

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Two wonderful Kenyan men

I have to admit I was a little reluctant to take off my suit following today’s events and return to reality. Except that apparently this is reality and I’m not entirely sure how it has all  happened. Today I met … Continue reading

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Meeting with the Kenyan High Commissioner to Canada

I have to keep this short since I’m going to wolf down some supper and then head to the mall. My friend/mentor/thesis advisor phoned this morning to ask if I would join her at a meeting tomorrow morning with the … Continue reading

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Community involvement and photos from Kikule

I had a great phone chat with our TWS co-founder  on Friday afternoon. Flo always has to call at lunch time here since there is an 8 hour time difference between here and Nairobi where she lives. It’s become our … Continue reading

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The blog is back and the event is cancelled

Wow what a relief that my brother Andy, the TWS webmaster, was able to retrieve the website and blogs! We were hacked and were afraid everything was gone. I have to admit I was feeling a little low when I … Continue reading

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Because we don’t have caretakers

I was just reading through the application of a 17 year old girl that I met this past summer. Along with her two brothers and one sister, she lives with her grandma because their mom and dad have both died. … Continue reading

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Willing to move in with strangers

Oh yes, I remember this girl too. She came from very far with her guardian, her aunt who takes care of her as much as she is able to. This family’s challenge is that the girl’s mother has died, and … Continue reading

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