A Night Out In El Paso

A Night Out In El Paso

As promised, here is the rest of Thursday’s adventures. This is the house we stayed at during our visit – the Sisters of St. Joseph House in El Paso, TX. It had a great view of the city below. Our group allowed me to indulge my inner foodie for a night. We dined at a...
Don’t Fence Me In

Don’t Fence Me In

So yesterday was spent at the border – half visiting with two groups of friends at the fence and the other half doing a ride-along with the U.S Border Patrol. It was a very interesting duo of events to have in one day. Since we took a million pictures I will let...
Driving Texas – Day 2

Driving Texas – Day 2

Yesterday was another pretty uneventful day of driving. We entertained ourselves mostly with NPR podcasts, finishing Bossypants and looking up things in the U.S. atlas – I know you’re jealous. We finally located a Starbucks, which was probably the...
Driving Texas – Day 1

Driving Texas – Day 1

So yesterday my friends Matt and Brandon and I drove from Kansas City to Dallas, TX on our way to El Paso/Anapra for our border meetings. It was a pretty uneventful drive – punctuated by me reading my accounting textbook and us listening to Tina Fey’s...
Border Bound

Border Bound

As I had mentioned in two previous blog posts – here and here – I am involved with a group people who are partnering with a colonia outside of Jaurez, Mexico called Anapra. We are building relationships with them, while helping out in small ways with...
It’s Not Cancun

It’s Not Cancun

Anapra Every other Sunday night, we get together with a group of friends to eat rice and beans and think and pray about our faraway friends living in Anapra, Mexico. Most of us have only met two of the people living in this small town, just outside of Juarez...

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