Category Archives: Life Experiences

Sometimes strange things happen in life and you just have to share…

Clinic Photos – Day 1

On day 1 we were able to serve more than 150 people for vision and cardiac services. There were twenty referrals for cataract surgery. We had both female and male clinicians. We held the clinic at the school and they … Continue reading

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Getting the Word Out

Gearing up for the our clinic this weekend in India. Lots of logistics. We’re working in a cluster of five tiny villages close together, two of them named Kanai. Total population of 4,000. We will be using the school building … Continue reading

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Is it is Jet Lag? Or is it the Senate hearings?

Here I am newly arrived in India enjoying my favorite things about travel. Yesterday I did some learning at a grocery store in Jodhpur. Cake mixes give directions for baking in a pressure cooker, since Indian kitchens do not include … Continue reading

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Adventure Sports: Hang gliding to shopping.

“Is hang gliding the one that looks like a parachute?” asked the young woman at the lunch table. “No,” said Sandra Grantham with authority. “A hang glider is more like a kite and you are suspended horizontally underneath. You control … Continue reading

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So before departing for India I’m sleeping extra, packing thoughtfully, and making sure the details of my life are in perfect order before leaving for a month. Right? Wrong. I am spending a wonderful few days with Elizabeth Gilbert—Eat, Pray, … Continue reading

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