The blog for the Long’s Journey to Africa!
Big announcement for the Long family! We are moving back to the US for a while. While it’s typical for most ex-pats / missionaries to schedule home visits on a regular basis, we haven't had any real time “back home” in seven years, and a “return home” is long overdue. Honestly we [...]
Disclaimer: I suspect that this will be an unpopular post because it seems heavy-handed and I talk about God, and spiritual matters. I'm sorry if this offends you. This is a personal post, and since I don't have a personal blog, I'm posting it here. Note that HFC is not religiously-affiliated, although [...]
Hackers for Charity and the 304Geeks Present Hack3rCon II For the second year in a row, Hackers for Charity and the 304Geeks will bring you, Hack3rCon. Back in the capitol city, Hack3rCon II will be from October 21st-23rd, 2011 at the Charleston House Hotel and Conference Center in Charleston, WV. The conference [...]
Yesterday was a horrible day. More on that later. I did help one lady that came in, and I see that as my single accomplishment. She brought in this thumb drive she had taken to a print shop in town. They put it in their computer and it stopped working. Take a [...]
I'm back from the US and I just wanted to send a quick thank you to the folks that put in the time and energy to send us gear this time around. - Sam Kinch for downloading Rachel (again) along with lots of other goodies too big for us to download ourselves.. [...]
We have worked with Children of Grace (link) for quite awhile. This week we trained more than 30 of their kids in our computer training center. They were all Senior students (high school equivalent) with limited computer training. We provided classes in typing, Microsoft Word and Excel and gave them free time [...]