April 7


I am home now. I am safe. My life is richer for the people I have met.

Thanks for sharing my journey with me.

love, sue


April 5

Departure Day

Parting is such sweet sorrow. The children from the orphanage walk by our dining area every morning as we are having breakfast. They are wearing their school uniforms, white shirts and blue skirts for the girls and blue shorts for the boys. It really choked me up to know that I would never see them again, they gave me so much joy. Their beautiful dark faces, shy smiles, joyful dancing. Inside I know they must hurt, no mommies or daddies.

Then it was time to say goodbye to my new friends, I will see some of them again. We will continue our friendships.

Driving away in the van the farm becomes a thing of my past, an experience I will cherish all the days of my life.

We have also form...


April 4


I woke up and went right to the poolside. About 7am, I wanted to have some quiet time and go for a swim. It was so beautiful, the pool is very nice and clean. The bottom of the pool is tile, it feels good on your feet. Not like the grainy pool bottoms we have. The pool area sits on high ground and juts out a bit into the ocean. The view is spectacular. I had been sitting only a few minutes and I was joined by a few more fellow yellow shirts. So much for the quiet time. Just teasing, it's also nice to have company. We ordered some coffee and chatted. A little while later more people joined us, we had moved a few feet from our original table where we had coffee. There are big crows every...