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A Day at the Taj Mahal
Oct 25, 2009
By: ssmith

This will be quick since the night is very late – I will try to finish this in a few days. Here are some of our latest pictures…. Sarah A. Smith

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Update from India – Change in Itinerary
Oct 20, 2009
By: ssmith

A lovely evening breeze is billowing in through the double doors opening to the terrace balcony here in Gurgaon Haryana, India. Sarah B. & I settled in here on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 twenty-four hours after deciding to change our itinerary.  The home belongs to a young Indian couple in their mid-thirties. Until six days […]

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A Bit of Bangalore
Oct 11, 2009
By: ssmith

Hello friends and family and blog-followers near ‘n far! Tonight is Sunday, October 11, 2009 and we are marking eleven days since our departure from home and Ulster County. We’ve been staying in Bangalore for five complete days and we’ve experienced comfortable sleeping arrangements, delicious Indian food, and good times spent with old friends, new […]

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Coventry City Mission
By: ssmith

A few last words about our time spent in Coventry are in order. On Saturday afternoon we attended the Coventry City Mission’s 20th Anniversary Celebration. For more than twenty years our friends have been recognizing the needs of the elderly, unemployed, and teens struggling with unexpected parenthood. Listing all the services they provide is not […]

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The Two Sarah’s Arrive!
Oct 3, 2009
By: ssmith

After riding Adirondack Trailways bus from Kingston, NY to Port Authority, New York City, on Thursday, October 1, 2009 Sarah Bird and I made our way through the bustling terminal with the help of a Trailways luggage porter to the Airport Shuttle pick-up on 42nd Street which transported us to JFK International Airport. Our Korean driver navigated […]

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My wife is going to India…today!
Oct 1, 2009
By: jsmith

Sarah is returning to India and Nagaland.  At this same time last year Sarah traveled with Jacinta Vondell to India and Nagaland.  This year Sarah, my wife, will be traveling with a young woman, Sarah Bird, who I am sure is going to be an excellent, fun and inspirational travel partner. I won’t attempt to […]

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Urgency to Halt the Preventable
Sep 23, 2009
By: jsmith

                                                     NEWS THAT HAS COME TO US: CHRISTIANA GIDEON – (Arusha, Tanzania) died from malaria Sept. 21, 2009. Christiana was a 4th grade student who was preparing for her national exams in one of the schools that we are helping sponsor in Tanzania. She was excelling in her studies. Sadly, like over ten million others in developing nations she […]

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“With My Last Breath”
Sep 12, 2009
By: ssmith

Tanneken with her people Recently I was privileged to be in the audience when Tanneken Fros delivered her passionate update of work among the bereft orphans of Beira District, Mozambique. Twenty miles outside of Beira is the town of Dondo where Tanneken Fros has been residing since 2001.  A rapid synopsis of her life beginning with ancestral Holland […]

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