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Foot Locker Gamestarter

After a long…wait…it finally arrived! The Foot Locker Inc Game Starter finally dropped in stores – all around the world. This project was a long-standing labor of between myself, our former design team, a new design team, the great folks at Progress Printing and the leadership of Alexis Trigo. The finished product is something like the employee…

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The Long Haul

The path back to our huts has begun. (Yes, we all live in huts, they are just different shapes.) I love coming. I hate leaving. It’s a journey back to our “normal lives.” I am so excited to squeeze Jo’s beautiful face and hold her close. I can hardly wait to kiss both of the…

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Like Family

You know you are part of the Calfee family when: 1) We asked you to work on a project for us during a holiday 2) When we laugh with you – and at you 3) When we feed you whatever we have in the house. Well, I guess by this definition we are part of…

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Like Family

You know you are part of the Calfee family when: 1) We asked you to work on a project for us during a holiday 2) When we laugh with you – and at you 3) When we feed you whatever we have in the house. Well, I guess by this definition we are part of…

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Christmas in July

My wish list looked like this: Do work. Make kids smile. Share the love of Jesus Christ with our family in Puigwini. Today we did all three. Like I said Christmas. At Brentwood Church we have stepped up. We are building the village at Puigwini the most BOSS Ugandan kitchen. Where? Outside, where else. If…

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I saw Jesus in Africa

Hypothetical: Your infant daughter is suffering from a potentially deadly illness. What do you do? If your answer was walk 6.2 miles with her strapped to your back, stand in a long line of other ill patients of all ages, wait patiently all day to see a doctor, collect your meds and walk back home…

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Jailhouse Rock

Today we played soccer in a Ugandan prison. There are no pictures. But man, there are some great stories… The morning started off like yesterday. Sing, pray, dance, dig, work. Pretty much in that order. Some of the team painted the school. Some of the team corralled the kids while the school was painted. Some…

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So God Made a Farmer … Named Maureen

We like to get our hands dirty–very dirty. So we came to a farm in Africa. The farm at Koro lies just south of Gulu. It’s a peaceful 43+ acres where the SOI team works to model agriculture for families that have previously moved out of the IDP Camps and back to their villages. Their…

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Goin’ to Gulu

Have you ever had that feeling of peace in a place that was not peaceful? Has it ever felt familiar? Almost like home? That’s what Uganda evokes in me. A sense of welcome back my friend, there is much to do, but let’s catch up first. So, after waiting in lines. Waiting in airports. Waiting…

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Headed Back to the U…

Today we leave as a team to return to the U! Uganda. As we sit in transit now I am getting excited to see our growing family in Africa. We return this year to continue the work in the Puigwini Village that we committed to last year. It almost feels like going home. My heart…

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