Darkness Rising

Darkness Rising

From March 17, 2022 Just three days after Russia invaded Ukraine, launching an unprovoked war which has only escalated over the last three weeks, the IPCC approved its latest climate report, the most dire yet. As millions of Ukrainians are driven from their homes by violence, the climate crisis is simultaneously displacing people, species, and entire ways of life.

After the Graduation Ceremony

After the Graduation Ceremony

From March 16, 2022 After the graduation, all in attendance went outside. Most of the people sought out the shadows from the trees. Families took photos of all the graduates. After an hour of just hanging out and celebrating the graduate’s success, each graduate was permitted back into the auditorium where they were given a box lunch and some cake.…

Graduation Day

Graduation Day

From March 15, 2022 Last week, Dr. Stephanie and I spent more than 20 hours at Aristide’s university spread over five days. She was attending planning meetings for Sunday’s graduation ceremony. I was reading, napping, and walking. On Friday afternoon, there was a final 90-minute meeting at Aristide’s home. All of that planning paid off, as Sunday’s event was flawless.