Good morning from Ethiopia!! My time here is rapidly passing by. I find that just as you start to figure out the paperwork and routines it is time to leave. I still have a bit over a week, but the end is approaching fast. Soon I will be out of the very cool highlands of Addis and return to the desert. I have lived in many different places this past year — Kenya, Michigan, Honduras, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates. Each place has a special beauty; each place is home to many beautiful people.
The week was a busy one, seeing many patients in clinics and in surgery. I also received some GREAT news — my license has been issued in UAE!! This is much sooner than expected. A business visa followed within a short time, another miracle! After much waiting, travel, and reams of paper, we are ready to start the adventure of Oasis! We can officially organize a schedule and start to see what awaits this new service. Read the rest of this entry »