Clinic Visit

Clinic Visit

From November 11, 2021 With Michel driving, Dr. Stéphanie and I took Moïse, Bency, and Naïve to a nearby clinic. Nurse Rose set up the appointment. Moïse has a skin rash, Bency has a chronic sore throat, and Naïve is still having problems with her vision. My job was to keep Moïse calm.

False Alarm

False Alarm

From November 10, 2021 Yesterday I had to go to Tabarre. Much of that section of the city is controlled by gangs. The road was extremely bad. Large potholes were filled with water. Sections of the road looked like small lakes. It was a tense drive. The government office that I needed to visit was closed because of a lack…

An Uneventful Day

An Uneventful Day

From November 9, 2021 Daylight Savings Time provided me with brightness at six in the morning that enable me to go to the MC Sisters for morning Mass. I have not gone in a few months because it was still really dark and the roads were far too dangerous. Besides the darkness and the increased risk of trouble, I was…

Things Have Changed

Things Have Changed

From November 7, 2021 On the days I return to Haiti, once I get inside the gate, the routine is pretty well set. Get through all the welcome home hugs, get upstairs and dive right into unpacking. Each trip I bring a few things back for some staff and kids. Then it unlocking the desk and connecting my two computers.…

Griping

Griping

From November 5, 2021 For some unknown reason, I was drawn back into the misery of Uganda. Actually, I do know what happened. I happened to come across a file containing photographs from my three trips to Uganda. I was in a photographic “zone” during those trips. The photos were truly amazing. I considered them the best photography I ever…