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Water for these children not only helps sustain them it radically changes there futures and the opportunities they have otherwise had without access to clean water. #HWI #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRNarathon
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TL;DR – This year #WCGR was all about people and conversations for me. Oh, and trying my hand at speaking, which I didn’t totally bomb. Today marked the 4th WordCamp Grand Rapids that I’ve attended. Last year I was just an attendee but this year I stepped things up in a pretty bug way. I was not only a volunteer at the Happiness Bar, but I helped with organize the event, and was even one of the speakers. One of the things I love about #WordCamp Grand Rapids, and the #WordPress community is the people. Yet again I felt welcomed as a member of the community, valued for my experiences as a developer and user of WordPress, and encouraged when I had doubts of being…
Support Wells in Africa: https://timn.me/2Kx7NEr #HWI #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRMarathon We have been fortunate in the U.S. to have had running water in our homes, generally, for the past 80+ years. This sort of infrastructure is just not widely available in Africa. Where even most rural homes in the U.S. have had their own well available right outside their home. Imagine having to make a couple of mile trek for a small amount of water to hopeful get through the day. A well changes all of that for a family in Africa.
We got on our first flight of the journey. It was a pretty comfortable flight. Had a great time talking with Terry. After arriving into Dulles airport we hung out on the tarmac to get our carry-on luggage. We got our boarding passes for the next 2 flights and headed to Chipotle for supper. Y, Carters, Virginia, United States of America
I will pursue your commands, for you expand my understanding. – Psalms 119:32 NLT
I am more than willing to endure some discomfort, and tough days, if it means making water available to a village in Africa. Something that can mean the difference between life and death. #HWI #KCC #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRHalfMarathon #RiverBankRun