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The week so far

The week so far

Posted by on Sep 26, 2010 in Blog, News & Updates | 1 comment

Time has flown, and I’m not sure what all to write about here in the short period of time I do have to write. Gateway, the month-long training program leading into field service in Haiti, has been going swimmingly. My classmates seem to be bonding really well, really quickly; which is good because many of us will be living on the ship together for...

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Today’s a good day to gateway

Today’s a good day to gateway

Posted by on Sep 18, 2010 in Blog, News & Updates | 1 comment

So today I start my training with Mercy Ships, just got done with dinner in fact. Not before having a great Texan experience though first: VAN HIGH SCHOOL’S HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME! The place is as big as Eastern’s. Van, population 2,000 has a stadium for their football team that holds 5,000 people. Artificial turf, video reader board and...

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Fly Me to the Moon

Fly Me to the Moon

Posted by on Sep 16, 2010 in Blog, News & Updates | 6 comments

Or Africa. That’s right! I was given the go ahead by Mercy Ships and bought my ticket to South Africa today! I’m currently at about 80% support pledged and the ball is in motion! I’m really excited, but really tired as you can imagine. It’s been a long day. The updated itinerary: I’ll be starting training on September 18th,...

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Jay on a Boat – Mobile!

Jay on a Boat – Mobile!

Posted by on Sep 11, 2010 in Blog, News & Updates | 1 comment

I’ve received some complaints (granted mostly from Jeff) about my website not being mobile friendly. Well you know what Jeff? You’re right. As much as it pains me to admit it my design, like most, is not small enough in size to make for speedy download. So, I present to you: Jay on a Boat: 2.0! You can always turn it off by scrolling to the...

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The Road Trip is Over

The Road Trip is Over

Posted by on Sep 10, 2010 in Blog, News & Updates | 3 comments

First off, thanks to everyone for a great going-away/sendoff shindig! It was a blast, and I was glad to see all of you before taking off. And now I’m finally in Texas! Starting in Spokane it only took two days to make it into Idaho, but after that things went pretty smoothly. Well, considering what started out as a 1,963 mile trip ended up taking...

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