Gregg A Granger
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  • Middleville, MI
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Location (City or Town):
Barry, Michigan, Thornapple-Kellogg
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
I have just completed a manuscript about our voyage. I have given numerous presentations about it, and the number one theme is that the world is not a scary place. I have a Masters in Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University
I am a:
student, teacher, parent
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
Any, I homeschooled my high school daughters.
Web Site (if applicable):
http://www.sailingfaith.com
Blog (if applicable):
http://faithofholland.com/wordpress/
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
I homeschooled my children while taking our family on a circumnavigation of the world. 56' sailboat, 38 countries, 35,000 nautical miles, many cultures.
Languages Spoken:
English
Favorite Education Resources:
Books and the world around us.

Gregg A Granger's Blog

Part III cover page, and chapter Prejudice

This post begins Part III of Sailing Faith: The Long Way Home, about our family's 4 1/2 year circumnavigation of the world on a sailboat. Today’s post will be my last post of chapters from the book, taking us through the first 100 pages with their corresponding photographs. The book is 249 pages, and the story becomes more complex as demonstrated in today’s post. Visit Sailing Faith: The Long Way Home, for more information on the…

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Posted on November 13, 2010 at 9:00pm

On Fixing Stuff

Emily fixing a hatch on Faith



My grandpa could fix things. Oh, he was a little rough around the edges when it came to the craft, to the getting all of the little finesse-type details handled to make something feel like new again. But when it came to utility, to getting whatever it was that he was working on at any given moment to provide the function that it was supposed to provide, grandpa could… Continue

Posted on March 4, 2009 at 8:41am

Garbage

One of the garbage neighborhoods of Cairo, Egypt This blog has been edited, for more, visit here Emad, a friend I met through Mama Maggie's mission, picks me up at the hotel and takes me first to a factory where boys are taught to make shoes, and girls, sweaters. The mission provides a skill and an education. School isn’t available to these children, and the mission gives them hope for salvation and… Continue

Posted on February 24, 2009 at 8:48am — 1 Comment

The World is not a Scary Place

“You’re going to a lot of places where they don’t value human life like we do.”



Nobody, least of all me, with my conservative Republican roots, my Reformed religion, and my resistance to change, could foresee the unintended truth of that statement. A statement we heard on numerous occasions as we prepared for our journey - a circumnavigation of the world on a sailboat with my family.



We learn that as far as joy is concerned, more is less. The farther we travel into worlds… Continue

Posted on February 22, 2009 at 9:10pm

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At 4:26am on February 24, 2009, Jagdeep Singh Pannu said…
Gregg Wow! is all that I can say. Your spirit of adventure is awe-inspiring, and, of course, inspiring to say the least. I just hit your website and I know where I will be spending a lot of my quality time on for the next few days.

It's a pleasure to know you
Jagdeep
 
 
 

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