I posted an interview a couple weeks ago with Kathy Van Bibber who volunteered as a music teacher at a local primary school. She worked at the Happy Child Learning Center most of the time but also spent some time at St. Patrick’s School, another primary school in town. This photo was taken at the […]
This past week, a young first time mom had been laboring for a long time without any progress. She was a small-framed woman and finally it was determined that she had a cephalopelvic disproportion, meaning that the baby’s head was too big to pass through the mom’s pelvis. I scrubbed in acting as scrub-tech and […]
PEOPLE… Don’t Spoil My Name.
The maternity ward here is staffed mostly by nurse midwives who assist laboring women in their deliveries. The doctors are called to step in only when there is a problem. Last week, a mother of 7 came in after being in the 2nd stage of labor, pushing for nearly 10 hours. She was exhausted and […]
I was shocked at the clarity and sharpness of this image when I got home and looked at it in full size – made me very happy!
Nalerigu offers a very limited variety of foods. Once you eliminate the ones that aren’t very safe to eat (like meats that have not been refrigerated) you have even less options. Trey and I thought we would show you what I buy in a typical shopping spree on market day (market day is every 3 […]
I’ve been going in to more surgeries with Heidi and I’ve found that my macro zoom lens is really handy. I’ve taken many extreme closeups of procedures – but since most involve open wounds, blood, and body parts I’ve refrained from posting them on the site (not everyone can stomach the sight of an open […]
I’ll let Heidi explain what she was doing in this photo in a later post. It involved giving a man an injection in his spine to anesthetize him for a hernia operation. To me the important thing was that I liked the lighting and those green latex gloves she had on.
Back in college my brother-in-law Kenny educated me about the importance and constant presence of the primary colors in life. Ever since then, I see those building blocks of color everywhere. The operating room is no exception.