Chatting with Site Mate B about current road access to Oxapampa:
One-sentence summary: A bug-infested forced limbo-re-entry is harder than I thought and I have a really loving tribe of friends.
Right Now: Mike is much much deader. Heading to NIH for a check-up tomorrow.
Week 42 was a full week back in Wyoming mostly spent in my pajamas with an occasional walk, side of Scrabble, and constant hamster wheel over-analysis of what the hell is next.
By the end of a quiet warm Spring week, it dumped about two feet of snow in Lander, Wyoming, while my region in Peru got 16 hours of rain and landslides. There is no longer pasé to Lima. Hashtag, **rainy season** folks.
Willy, Tina and Cabot gave me a ride to Casper this morning at 5am. I’ve just now landed in Bethesda, Maryland. Tomorrow is NIH appointments and I will have a final decision about returning to service by Friday. If you’re just tuning in, you missed out. Phone a friend.
Enjoy the pictures. I am saving up all my clever words, metaphors, and sarcasm for negotiations starting tomorrow.
Note to dedicated readers and chisme-fans: If someone hasn’t already placed a betting pool on the outcome at this point you are all missing out on some fun.
Vamos a ver.
KBS helped me buy a new rain-proof currier bag for the rainy season of Oxapampa and here I test drive it in the frozen rainy season:
I’ll just have NIH insert a tracker with live reporting