21 Days and Counting

I’ve been trying to figure out how to get the VoiceThread video to post within the blog site without requiring the user to click on a link, like in the post below. I could do it by paying $58/year for a VideoPress account from WordPress, but I think I figured out how to do this with a free program called VodPod. Let’s see if it works.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Wow- this seems like it worked! Yeah! It has only taken me about 2 hours to figure this out…. 😦 So, let me catch you up on all the stuff I’ve been doing to get ready for this trip.
1. I finally got my Research Proposal submitted to the IRB at Wilkes University- they should act on it next week.
2. I finally got my Research Proposal sent off to Uganda on Wed (5/11) [had already filed the applications by email] with the 4 passport photos required for each of the investigators as well as the fees. I had to make 11 copies of all of the research docs and applications and this turned out to be 796 copies (the surveys were 42 pages long). The package I finally sent to Uganda via UPS was in excess of 800 pages and cost $167 for expedited shipping and tracking. As of yesterday morning the package had reached England and as of this morning (Sat) it had reached Entebbe Airport in Uganda. I think the Pharmacy School Dean should have the package by Monday morning.
3. I’ve also been trying to figure out what to pack. Since I will be in several places and in different settings, I need a variety. Also, I am taking a vacation with my husband in London on the tail end of the trip, so I need suitable clothing for that part. Also, I am a notoriously bad packer- usually bring way too much but then forget something crucial- so thinking about this early is necessary.
4. My Mom is sending me a whole bunch of Litttle Dresses for Africa and hats that people from her church made- Thanks to Good Shepard Lutheran in Citrus Hills, FL. I can’t wait to get them!

More Hats, again!


5. I finished 3 more hats and Karen, from the Bloomsburg Library knitting group, donated another one- hers is the really cute blue cabled hat in the photo.

Jenna, Katie, and Grace Knitting Baby Hats


6. The picture of the 3 girls (Jenna, Katie, and Grace from left to right) is the scene I came upon when arriving at my sister’s house last weekend. My niece, Jenna, and her friends are knitting baby hats with a peg loom. some of my sister’s friends are knitting hats, too.

About kbohan

Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Binghamton, NY USA
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One Response to 21 Days and Counting

  1. Janel Martin says:

    I’m so excited for you to go on this great adventure. I wish I could get everything made that I wanted to get done. I’ll have lots of stuff made before next summer 🙂

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