From February 5, 2021 On February 1st I read a book review of No Fixed Abode: Life and Death Among the UK’s Forgotten Homeless by Maeve McClenaghan. It unearthed lots of memories of the time I spent making four films on the homeless of Los Angeles, Detroit, and Philadelphia.
From February 4, 2021 Yesterday morning I woke just before 4:00am. I got up, made coffee, sent the Journal, briefly checked the news headlines (I was concerned about the deadly mudslides in California), and did a little reading. But I tired quickly and decided to go stand on the balcony and watch the neighborhood slowly wake up as I finished…
From February 3, 2021 Port-au-Prince has been virtually shut down. All the supermarkets are closed, but not before the staff could get a cake and treats for Johanna’s 12th birthday celebration.
From February 2, 2021 Since my return to Florida, I’ve been dealing with a nasty skin eruption on my chest, which was getting bigger each day before leaving Haiti, I had intended to go to the dermatologist on Tuesday, the day after I got to Florida. I was simply too tired to go.