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The Canary Islands – A Poem

The Canary Islands – A Poem

Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 in Blog, My Job | 0 comments

Here’s a little haiku for you as I get brought up to speed on my new job in the Canary Islands: Canary Islands Volcanic continental Somehow part of Spain And here’s one about what my future is looking like: Coordinate PR Rub elbows with the famous Say goodbye to sleep We’ll be setting sail in just three days! I can’t wait,...

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The Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville)

The Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville)

Posted by on May 26, 2013 in Blog, My Job, News & Updates | 2 comments

I’ve sent out the emails, but now it’s time to be a bit more public. Mercy Ships has asked me to come back to the ship as their PR Coordinator for the upcoming field service to the Congo. After some long discussions, a lot of thought and prayer, I’ve decided to take them up on their offer and take the job. This July I’ll be headed...

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Reception

Reception

Posted by on Apr 18, 2012 in Blog, My Job, Ship Stories | 0 comments

Here’s a piece put together by our Marketing Department on Reception, my department. Enjoy! Jim Twining, who works in the Reception Department on the Africa Mercy, is on the phone when an alarm sounds from the opposite end of the reception desk. Instantly, he springs into action, silencing the alarm and sending pages out to the appropriate personnel....

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Returning to Land

Returning to Land

Posted by on Feb 28, 2011 in Blog, My Job, News & Updates | 0 comments

We’re nearing Sierra Leone finally and getting ready to start our 10 month field service. Since I’ll be taking the speaker/microphone down to the dock for the Minister of Health to make his speech I’ll be the 2nd or 3rd into the country. We’re really excited to get started, and my dad should be waiting on the dock which will be one...

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Getting Ready to Sail

Getting Ready to Sail

Posted by on Jan 28, 2011 in Blog, My Job, News & Updates | 1 comment

It looks like I’ll have to do another 2-week 1 photo/day post next week since I’m falling behind again. I’m running into all sorts of issues with my phone right now so uploading photos got difficult today. And my kindle got stolen this week (allegedly) so it’s gotten a bit rough. That and the migraine that turned into unpleasantness...

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My Job Description

Posted by on Dec 14, 2010 in Blog, My Job | 1 comment

Over the past few months one of my more challenging tasks has been to nail down what exactly my job description is. I had numerous conversations that gave me similar frameworks for my job, but with plenty of conflicting information thrown in. As I finally piece it together I’ve been given a very comprehensive overview of my job and the...

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