Last Tom & Jana Jamaica Trip Blog #8

Last Tom & Jana Jamaica Trip Blog #8

Today we leave Jamaica excited for all our future plans to help the kids there and sad to leave our old and new friends and the beautiful island.  Apparently it snowed and is cold in Eugene but it was the thought of coming home to the U.S. with all its political...

Jana and Tom Jamaica trip Blog #7

We had another amazing day with the kids!  We brought fresh orange juice and baby bananas for everyone and Antoinette made us her homemade carrot cake–wow!  I realized as I left a little teary eyed, that these kids had touched my heart in indescribable ways....

Jana and Tom Jamaica Trip Blog #6

We have spent the last couple days relaxing, swimming and enjoying Jamaica to the fullest. We feel so blessed to be here and every day we have ever spent here has been magical. One thing we did in particular was among the most amazing experiences Tom or I have ever...

Jana and Tom Jamaica Trip Blog #5

Both Tom and I are sitting here with smiles still leftover from yesterday!  It was such a great day and we are already planning our trip to go visit the school again.  We don’t want to disrupt their schedule too much, so we will wait about a week to go back to...
Jana and Tom Jamaica trip Blog #4

Jana and Tom Jamaica trip Blog #4

Today was the most fabulous day ever!!! We woke up bright and early–so excited to go see the kids!!  Every minute there was even more incredible than we could’ve ever imagined! The kids were so beautiful with their curiousity and big smiles–so full...
Jana and Toms trip to Jamaica Part 3

Jana and Toms trip to Jamaica Part 3

Today we enjoyed just taking it slow for a day. Tom prepared the solar site selector, to take with us tomorrow when Atoinette picks us up. We gathered the donations from us, Nextstep, Eliman and Alex. They’re all ready to go. Antoinette has given us permission...
Jana and Toms trip to Jamaica Part 2

Jana and Toms trip to Jamaica Part 2

Tom and I rode to Negril yesterday with our friend Barbara, her twin brother Bruce and several other new friends. We arrived at our little room across the street from the beach and then ate dinner by the sea at Kambayu, a beautiful resort.  It has the prettiest little...

Jana and Toms trip to Jamaica Part 1

Tom and I are about to arrive in Montego Bay! The ocean is crystal clear and we are so excited to be back in Jamaica and meet with Antoinette and the kids. We can see the island and I can’t quit smiling. We have been working so hard for so long and some time to...