Monthly Archives: May 2014

Random notes from my Ica notebook

Some more thoughts about Peru Chicken farms: as we rode down from Lima to Ica in the bus, we passed many giant chicken farms near the ocean. Have you ever smelled a chicken farm in the United States? It smells … Continue reading

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Friday – nos vemos

On Friday I got a birthday surprise—Luis Montalvan, Cheyrisse Boone, Helen and I were on TV and radio in Ica! Luis had arranged an interview with the “Cara a Cara” show (Face to Face) on Canal 35 “Somos Ica” (We … Continue reading

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Wednesday Thursday – more good work

We kept our great location for speech, and we got into a rhythm. In the morning, we saw the post-surgical patients, and advised them in small groups and individually. Then we saw all comers…kids with undiagnosed hearing loss, undiagnosed submucous … Continue reading

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Shower roulette

At our hotel, we are all playing an extended game of hot water shower roulette. Shower at night and get hot water one day…before dawn another day. One shower starts out cold as ice, warms up and ends up burning … Continue reading

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Tuesday – speech office is open

We found the big activity room on the pediatric floor…the one we had seen in Manoj’s photos back when the team scoped out Ica last year. It was perfect for us: kid sized chairs, adult sized chairs, a white board, … Continue reading

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