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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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With the Kids

Posted by on May 7, 05:28 AM
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A rigid perfectionist could never be pleased with the state of affairs at the school, certainly, but given its means and the type of student it struggles to instruct, the education is extraordinarily good…

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Christmas in the Tropics

Posted by on Apr 14, 10:49 PM
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Visiting with Sister M.I. for the first time

As Randall has already elaborated upon in the previous blog post, we visited the orphanage the next morning. The sisters there, as well as the girls, are genuine sweethearts, and I was quickly confirmed in the notion that we had chosen the right cause to support!

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Arrival!

Posted by on Apr 2, 12:47 PM
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…we finally stopped one young man who informed us that the Prior was out, but another priest was having lunch upstairs. We were to wait till he finished…

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Insane India: Anecdotes and First Impressions

Posted by on Mar 6, 11:17 PM
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One nice thing about India is that you can take a lot of liberties.

One rotten thing about India is that anyone can take a lot of liberties.

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Kyrgyzstan, Part 1 – Bishek to Arslanbob

Posted by on Dec 14, 08:13 AM
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The road from Bishkek rose through a crumbling canyon to 3300 meters where it burrowed under the snowy peaks in a leaky, three-click tunnel built by the Soviets…

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Bellingham Film Screening Invite!

Posted by on Mar 14, 03:33 PM
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The Orphan Ride and the Pickford Film Center Present...

This coming Wednesday evening. Don’t miss it.

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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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