Elusive Sleep

Insomnia? I’ve just crossed the US for the second time in 3 months after sleeping in 16 different beds in the same time period. I’ve also spent several of those weeks helping my daughter and son-in-law with our first grandchild!  Here are some tips that I already knew and a few more that I learned…

Taking the high road

Atop the Andes at 14,400 ft near Cerro de Pasco the existence is sparce and cold.  Vicuña, alpaca, llamas and sheep dotted the altiplano.  I wish I could have taken more photos but I was very focused on staying on the road and alive on the Honda Tornado 250 while semi trucks and buses passed…

Manolo Walks!

Dear fans of Manolo – he has touched many hearts, especially mine, so it is with a very tender heart that I write to tell you of his unexpected passing at 7 pm, January 22, 2016, into the arms of His Savior Jesus. In November we took Manolo to Lima where he was re-evaluated for…

Looking for new life!

Manolo needs a miracle and we believe that Jesus still heals!   At the age of 7 Manolo fell 30 ft. and broke 4 vertebrae.  Later it was discovered that he has muscular dystrophy.  He has 4 siblings and 2 years ago they lost their mom to cancer.  Manolo Sr. (at right below) struggles to provide…

Staff Appreciation Day

Doña Rosalia is our matriarch and number one fan!  Yapey began as a dream in her living room which soon became a snack shop to support the family and fund classes for the handicapped. At 85 Grandma Rosalia still helps with cooking and always has an encouraging word and/or Bible verse to share. Our 2…

Meet Pau!

We never know who will drop in!  So far we’ve had the privilege of hosting riders from France, New Zealand, Australia, China, Holland, Belgium, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada and Chile.  It’s so cool to hear their stories, find out what made them take to the road and how their lives have been enriched by the…

Tear Fund checks on our progress

It’s always a pleasurable whirlwind of activity when Samuel Iniabnit arrives from Switzerland. Samuel has worked with TearFund of Switzerland for more than 25 years. He is an indefatigable advocate for national people helping their own. It is easy for NGO’s and government sponsored groups, despite their genuine efforts, do to a lot of damage creating…