Sunday, February 25, 2007

On arriving at the airport, there was considerable shifting of materials as team members worked to fill each of their two checked bags to the overseas allowable weight maximum of 50 pound limit. This was quite a project as team members were bringing enough cataloging materials for 5,000 books, gifts for Kenyan friends and dignitaries, more books for the library, supplies for the Mubichi Foundation, snacks, carpentry tools, cameras, binoculars and work clothes, church attire and safari garb for the next 15 days. In spite of her heavy schedule as a doctoral candidate and teacher of nursing at the University of Oklahoma, Florence Mubichi came to the airport to wish us well (and show us how to “really” pack a suitcase to the limit)!