A Straub Kid

A Straub Kid

From September 5, 2021 Dr. Deluc sent me this selfie photo he took of himself and Clare Marie on Friday. They were in the clinic at Santa Chiara. He was treating her for an eye infection. I called him to inquire about my kid, one of six kids who have my last name. He said she will be fine after…

The Trials of Haiti

The Trials of Haiti

From September 3, 2021 I began writing this moving meditation on September 7th in Florida. Two days later I returned to Haiti. I was, as always, truly excited to be going home. Once the normal raucous welcome faded and I started facing the bleak reality of Haiti I found myself questioning almost everything I had written about the possibility of…