Power Play

From July 25, 2018 On Monday evening around 6:45pm, we lost power. The house went dark. No internet. No computer. Refrigerators off. The air conditioner was still working, because it is powered by the diesel generator. Normally, as of late, if we lose power the guys get it restored within minutes. But not last night. We have been losing power…

Black & White Photography

From July 22, 2018 A number of people responded very positively to Friday and Saturday’s Journals which featured lots of B&W photographs. I love B&W photography. When I first began photographing global poverty in India back in 2000, I shot actual B&W white film. Those were the days before digital photography changed forever the art of photography. I lugged thousands…

Into the Fire

From July 19, 2018 Within minutes of driving through the gate at Santa Chiara, Oleta, Carla, and Josette approached the car, each carrying an infant. They squeezed into the back seat of the Xterra. Carla is Ecarlatte niece. She is living and working at Santa Chiara for the summer. She is a great help. Just as we were about to leave,…

Deep Sadness

From July 20, 2018 I was under the mistaken belief that the supermarket and pharmacy near us that was destroyed by fire during the riots were the only businesses targeted by the protestors in the shopping center where they were located. I was wrong. All the business in the shopping center were destroyed, including the office supply store, the cable/internet…