2013 Petals Presentation Slideshow

May 15, 2013 by Eddie | 0 comments | 71,693 Views

Here is the slideshow we presented for Principia’s Summer Session this summer.  It has  links in it to the videos we showed, too. Enjoy!   2013 Petals Presentation and Principia’s Summer Session   In case you just want to watch … Continue reading


May 10, 2013 by Eddie | 0 comments | 71,729 Views

Kenya is a land where you drive for many kilometers, not seeing anything but a few people carrying five gallons of water on their thin frames from unseen wells to faraway compounds, and truck-sized parcels on their backs that are … Continue reading

Students & Teachers

May 2, 2013 by Mary Beth | 0 comments | 71,587 Views

When Lilian introduced us to the whole school during morning assembly, she encouraged everyone to make us feel welcome but also to ask us lots of questions and to utilize our skills during our stay at the school. From that … Continue reading


May 2, 2013 by Mary Beth | 0 comments | 71,238 Views

We already knew I loved babies– and it’s a good thing too, since I’m going to be an aunt soon 🙂 But I also adore baby animals, so naturally I was drawn to all the baby chicks running around. Eddie … Continue reading

Beautiful Kenya

May 2, 2013 by Eddie | 0 comments | 71,862 Views

Every day we were blown away by the peace and beauty of Ngochoni. The atmosphere was idyllic: the children were always either studying diligently or playing cheerfully, so half the time there were no noises, and the other half we … Continue reading

a few Tours!

March 18, 2013 by Eddie | 0 comments | 72,155 Views

Hi everyone! We wanted to show you where we live, and show more about Petals.  So, here are a few videos to help do that.  Some are quite large, and quite long, so don’t try to rush through them.  Maybe … Continue reading

A Safari Story

March 18, 2013 by Mary Beth | 0 comments | 71,280 Views

While I do believe that Eddie’s incredible safari photos speak for themselves, I have to add a little anecdote about this amazing experience.  For starters, our accommodations were idyllic.  The Fairmont Mara Safari Club truly lives up to its high … Continue reading


March 7, 2013 by Eddie | 0 comments | 15,238 Views

Our friends in Nairobi helped us find a safari guide (Apollo), and we set off on our journey south across the Rift Valley to the majestic Masai Mara which borders the Serengeti in Tanzania, (properly pronounced Tan-ZAN-ia). After a few … Continue reading