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Orphan Ride on the Local Television News!

Posted by on Jul 13, 01:57 PM
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Making a Difference

Check out a piece that just aired on the local news in Washington State!

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Orphanage Video Slideshow and Update

Posted by on May 10, 05:02 PM
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Orphanage Slideshow

Update from India: a fifteen minute slideshow just released from the mission cooperating with the Servi Domini Orphanage. A few of these photos are Randall’s and have already been featured on the blog.

Also, an alternative option for those who wish to support the orphans.

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A Last Farewell

Posted by on Sep 25, 04:55 PM
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“Aṭutta muṟai varai, India!”

I hugged my sisters goodbye, and latched up my trailer for nearly the first time in six months…

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Bye Bye, Palayamkottai!

Posted by on Sep 5, 05:04 PM
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I clipped my trailer onto the rear axle with bits of rusty wire – I had long since lost the original clips – and saddled up. As I left the Priory grounds, the familiar clatter of the bullock gate passing under my wheels caused a mixed emotion of regret and exhilaration…

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Singamaparai Simulacra

Posted by on Aug 27, 09:37 AM
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An hour’s intense drive north of Palayamkottai — along narrow streets packed with dhoti- and sari-clad Tamils, animals (mostly domestic — plenty of ‘holy cows’), autorickshaws, motorcycles, and crowded, horn-blaring buses — lies the tiny village of Singamparai.

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Classroom Capers

Posted by on Aug 23, 10:59 AM
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Teaching is a challenging affair. But despite its difficulties, trials, and exertions, mine was a wholly positive experience.

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Outa' India

Posted by on May 28, 04:36 AM
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I had never been placed in this type of supervisory position before and, to be honest, the anticipation of such a task filled me with more dread than the thought had of crossing the hot, desolate Kyzylkum Desert by bicycle months earlier! In the end this new experience became one of my fondest memories from my time spent with our orphan kids.

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Ride Statistics

Last Updated: Jun 26, 11:50 AM

  • Odometer: 46,033 km / 28,604 miles
  • Countries Visited: 30
  • Calories Burnt: 2,301,650
  • Near-Death Experiences: 6
  • Times Yogurt Spilled in Bar Bag: 4
  • Times Stolen from: 8
  • Flat Tires: 105

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