Ripple Effects

It was a windy but beautiful day 3 here Jacksonville! Today we worked clearing trails and taking apart a boardwalk at Little Talbot State Park. Jerry

Vagabond: A person who wanders from place to place

Tuesday, March 20th! Such a full day! I got to start my morning bright and early at 6:00 here (5:00 Missouri time, whew!) to help out with breakfast preparation and to get the day rolling. We worked at 3 different work sites today, each with their own challenges and lessons. We first arrived to the [more…]

Synopsis of the So-Far

This trip has been eventful to say the least. We have met a wide variety of people. From the comparing words with the Plymoth volunteers, and learning sign language from Lucy, to hearing the journey of Keenan from Americore. There are so many people here, all brought together for the same purpose. We’ve done so [more…]

First Day Out

Monday March 19, 2018 The “liquid sun” met us early this morning in Jacksonville, FL, at Presbyterian Social Ministries. As we packed up in the van to head to the beach to do some clean up. Plans were changed, but not stopped. We detoured from the beach to do some inside work at the Kingsley plantation. [more…]

Day One : Fun in the Sun!

It’s a beautiful Monday afternoon down here in sunny Jacksonville, even if the day didn’t start out this way. We woke up to a thunderstorm and pouring rain, which put a rough start to a beach clean-up day. To avoid getting soaking wet right away in the day, we drove to the Ribault Club, an [more…]

First Day Fun!

We had a great start to our trip and landed in JAX last night around 4. We went to Target, grabbed some things we needed and got some yummy custard. To begin our day, we had breakfast with the other group here and packed our sack lunches for the day. Soon after, we headed out [more…]

First day of the trip!!

To begin our day, we had breakfast and packed our lunches for the day. In the morning it was raining so we did some spring cleaning in a historical building. After that we headed to an old plantation and explored for a while and headed to the beach for our lunch break. Since the weather [more…]