A Parental Visit

A Parental Visit

From February 17, 2023 During my brief staff on Haiti earlier this month one child behavior was so outrageous my response had to be immediate and strong. The is the oldest girl in our care. She will turn 18 in October. Technically, when a child turns 16, they are no longer can live at an orphanage, but there is some…

To Do or Not to Do

To Do or Not to Do

From February 16, 2023 For a long time, at least two years, I wished I could just have one day in which, after waking up, that I had not I had to do. During the last year during my monthly trips to Florida, I have often sent Steph a copy of my long “to do” list that frequently did not…

The Right Call

The Right Call

From February 15, 2023 Yesterday morning before the marathon session with the two lawyers, many people wrote to day the Valentine’s Day was the perfect day to complete the “sponsor’s” application for Steph’s humanitarian relief visa. My stomach was in a knot a few times, especially when one of answers somehow got erased. The lawyers were very understanding, patient, and…