Finding Grandma

From February 3, 2020 On Sunday morning, Immanuela and Jarline were about to set out on foot from Santa Chiara. They were headed for Cite Soleil via tap-taps in order to bring a little money to their grandmother. They had each taken a little from their meager February pay, which amounted to a total of $20.00. I suggested that taking…

Hitting the Ground Running

From February 2, 2020 The cupboards were empty on the second floor…we were out of virtually everything upon my arrival home on Friday night. Billy had the day on Saturday to deal with some personal chores, so Jarline and I headed for the Caribbean Market at 8:45am. She bought some things, including a sack of rice, for her mother and…

Dentist

From February 1, 2020 On Thursday, Billy and Baby took five kids to the dentist. We have been wanting to do this for some time. This was basically a consultation. The kids need lots of work.

Looking Back and Ahead

From January 31, 2020 I have a 3:39 flight this afternoon to Port-au-Prince. I’m eager to get home and back with my unconventional family. I only had six full days in Florida on this trip and thanks to all the work I needed to do that short span of time precluded any serious rest or relaxation. I never made the…