Hit Me With Your Best Shots

No shots here! Here’s the first batch! Yesterday we went in to the University of Utah Travel Clinic for a health consultation about our upcoming trip to Ghana Africa and (drum roll please) we had our first round of shots! We had our “exotic shots” done today and we will each see our regular doctors for the less exotic shots. An exotic shot is Yellow Fever, we also had MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella) shots because they have shown that live shots should either be received on the same day or a month apart. Believe it or not the stuff …

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Count Down and Chip In

Every time I see the countdown to our flight on my blog my heart jumps! I can’t believe how soon we are leaving. We are scheduled to get our shots on Friday. But, I am having a hard time finding skirts for Leah and myself in the middle of winter! Today I was able to find a fundraising tracker – so you can see how we are doing. I could not set it up to acknowledge all of you fabulous people who already donated on-line. So, right now I need to thank the following generous individuals who together (in increments …

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Don’t Put Your Passport Through the Wash

In case you haven’t heard, we are going to Ghana 🙂. Take a look a the count down to our flight on the right hand side of my blog. With your help, we have raised over $12,000. We are still $4,400 away from our fundraising goal. We sent in our Visa applications two days ago. Aaron had accidentally run his passport through the washing machine a month or so ago, but his replacement came just in time. Aaron, Leah and I went to Rite-Aid to have our Visa photos taken. It took 45 minutes! When I went in and said …

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What Not To Wear ~ How Not To Wave

Yesterday we had our first pre-trip meeting to get through preliminary info about going to Ghana Africa. Wow! Curry, from Signs of Hope International (SOHI), his assistant Heidi, Derek (Alex’s Dad), Aaron, Robi (my sister Rebecca’s husband) and I were all there. The only Signing Time Foundation team members missing were Alex and Leah, they were in school. (I’m taking the picture) Left to Right around the table: Heidi, Curry, Robi, Aaron, Derek We went over so much information! But here is a quick rundown: The guys can wear shorts and t-shirts, the girls need to wear dresses or skirts …

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Going To Ghana

Support the Signing Time Team Going to Ghana with your Donation today! We have an incredible adventure coming up! The Signing Time Foundation has partnered with Signs of Hope International to bring Signing Time to Ghana Africa. The Signing Time Team will include Leah, Alex, Rachel (me), Aaron (my husband), Derek (Alex’s Dad) and Robi (Alex and Leah’s uncle). On January 21st we will head to Ghana Africa to teach deaf children and to teach their teachers for 10 days Why Ghana? Ghana is the size of Oregon. They have 13 schools for the deaf. Deaf children start school at …

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