There are two things I'd like to say to you today (before I leave you for an evening of nerdy revelry). First, I wanted to share this link with you. It was written by my friend Dianna Cash, and beautifully sums up the work that has been done in Guinea this field service. Thank you all for being a part of this effort. You may not feel like you did much, but you've been a great support to me in what has been a most challenging (and rewarding) year. I know I could not have done my job without your
Second, you should know that I may not have regular access to the internet over the course of my summer wanderings. I fly out of Seattle tomorrow to spend time with the family in Hawaii and California. Then I'm off to Texas for some training in the 'Gateway' program. I'll be able to explain it better after it's started, but I've heard it involves learning how to fight fires at sea (sweet!). I won't have nearly enough time with anyone, but I'm very, very grateful for the time I get with each person I see while I'm here in the States. If I missed you, I'm sorry. But I still carry you in my heart nevertheless.