From September 18, 2020 During this prolonged time in the Coronavirus induced social distancing when churches and bookstores are closed and large gatherings are prohibited, booksellers are having a hard time spreading the word about newly published books.
From September 17, 2020 Almost every night for the past week, we get intense nightly storms, obliterating the dirt roads.
From September 16, 2020 Last weekend, I spent a few minutes trying to capture the beauty of the yard at the back of the property. Enjoy this respite from the normal heartache of Haiti.
From September 15, 2020 Early yesterday morning I prayed there would be no medical emergency that would compel us to go out where violence could crop up anywhere.
From September 14, 2020 Nearly a week before I left for Florida in late August, Jingle Bells the Car disappeared. We had not seen him for days. After I returned on September 9th, there was still news about the cat.
From September 13, 2020 On Thursday night around midnight, I was awoken by a loud raucous disturbance outside our front gate. In more than five years here, I never heard anything like it. It sounded like a dozen guys screaming at each other as loudly as possible.
From September 12, 2020 This Angel. She has been with us for a year. Her mother came for her on Thursday. She wants to take her away for a month.
From September 11, 2020 I’ve studied theology and philosophy. Economics is not my strong suit. Not that good at numbers either. So, trying to understand the impact of the fluctuating money exchange between the US dollar and the Haitian gourde is somewhat perplexing.
September 10, 2020 The trip back to Haiti hit a snag. Everyone one on board by 9:55am for the 10:06am flight. Yea! An on-time flight, we’ll land early. But there was some kind disturbance with one passenger.
From September 8, 2020 Last evening, after many days of wearing the sneakers with the special insole and knee-length compression socks, I was able to take my first evening walk in many months. When I first got back on this trip, I went for a walk and had to turn back after three minutes because my foot hurt so much.