Entries by Jim

The “Extra”

I got a solid eight hours of sleep – from 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. and then got up to catch up on what was happening in the world.  During breakfast, the team (which has been joined by two recent female college graduates from San Diego who are working here in Uganda with Restore for […]


I miscalculated . . . badly.  On the flight from LAX to Amsterdam, I had gotten my four hours of pharmaceutical sleep at the time when Ugandans were sleeping.  But on the flight from Amsterdam to Entebbe, Uganda, in a moment of weakness and stupidity, I took a nap for a couple hours.  Unfortunately, this […]

Life’s Pleasures

Life has many pleasures that could have only come from a loving God: the sunset in Malibu, the spontaneous spark that starts the heartbeat in a mother’s womb; the joy of walking the same speed and same direction as the ones you love over a lifetime; that fleeting moment between when a dose of anesthesia […]

Fifth Time’s a Charm

Anyone who is reading this without knowing who I am, who Henry is, or why I keep going to Uganda should probably first read the relatively brief “About Us” and “Background” entries on this website for context before proceeding on. Today I am flying out of LAX to Entebbe, Uganda via Amsterdam.  I am heading […]