Mr. & Mrs. MacGyver Solution #3 Securing a window? Problem: This window latch was missing the pin to keep it closed. Solution: Mr. MacGyver put a pen in place of the pin.
Being locked away in a hotel for 3 weeks with just the basics has given us opportunity to come up with some creative solutions to some problems. Watch for more installments of “Mr. & Mrs. MacGyver in Quarantine“. Problem #1 Our rooms are quite dark. There is a window, but people walk past it and we […]
For the required 21 day quarantine, we are staying at the Pacific Casino Hotel. We had a limited number of places to stay and this hotel is quite close to our offices. Our colleagues can drop off things for us at the National Disaster Office for delivery to the hotel. Unfortunately, we are finding that […]
Honiara Except for the residue of sunset on the western horizon, it was dark when we arrived in Honiara. It had been raining earlier in the day, so it felt extra muggy as we exited the plane. The high humidity feels like you are walking into a greenhouse. Honiara does not have jetways. Instead, passengers […]
The hardest good-byes The gift of a hotel room near the airport for the last 2 nights in Dallas made it easier to store our bed and wash our bed linens, etc. We did our final repacking of our bags on Wednesday night, being sure that we both had clothes in all 3 bags in […]
February 3 On January 7th we learned we had been granted permission to re-enter the Solomon Islands on a repatriation flight. The Solomon Islands remains closed to regular commercial flights, so at the moment, these special flights are the only way to enter the country. Then we learned the next flight was on February 7th […]
Things are moving ahead with our plans to return to the Solomons. You can read about where we are this week in our latest newsletter by reading below or clicking here: Progress Report Since we sent out this letter, we have received about 1/3 of the funds needed to cover our ‘launch’ fund. Thank […]
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