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The Haiti Posts: A Directory

The Haiti Posts: A Directory

Dlo pa janbe trou./Water does not cross over holes. It must first fill the hole, before it can move on. – Haitian Proverb Here is a directory of the six posts I’ve shared about the recent trip to Haiti by our small delegation of travelers from the St. Gabriel the Archangel parish: The first is […]

Pale Anglè? Not Yet!: St. Gabriel Trip to Haiti 2018 Five/Five

Pale Anglè? Not Yet!: St. Gabriel Trip to Haiti 2018 Five/Five

Pale Anglè? Not yet!/Speak English? Not yet! This is the fifth and final post from my recent trip to Haiti with a small delegation from St. Gabriel the Archangel. The first post was an introduction, which can be found here. This is my third trip to Haiti, having traveled there in 2007 and 2009. A […]

A Stone In The Sun: St. Gabriel Trip To Haiti 2018 Three/Five

A Stone In The Sun: St. Gabriel Trip To Haiti 2018 Three/Five

Wòch nan dlo pa konn doulè wòch nan soley./The stone in the water does not know the pain of the stone in the sun. – Haitian Proverb This is the third post from my recent trip to Haiti with a small delegation from St. Gabriel the Archangel. The first post was an introduction, which can […]

The Weight Of His Hand On My Shoulder: St. Gabriel Trip to Haiti 2018 Two/Five

The Weight Of His Hand On My Shoulder: St. Gabriel Trip to Haiti 2018 Two/Five

L’éducation est l’arme la plus puissante que vous pouvez utiliser pour changer le monde./Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela This is the second post from my recent trip to Haiti with a small delegation from St. Gabriel the Archangel. The first post was an introduction, […]

Rivers, Rides, & Roosters: St. Gabriel Trip To Haiti 2018 One/Five

Rivers, Rides, & Roosters: St. Gabriel Trip To Haiti 2018 One/Five

Chen gen kat pye, men li ka mache nan yon sèl chimen. / A dog has four legs, but it walks in only one path. – Haitian Proverb After an 18 hour travel day, I returned home last Monday night at 10pm. Our day started 4am with a 4.5 hour truck ride to the airport in Port-au-Prince. […]

A Gift Ten Years in the Making

A Gift Ten Years in the Making

“Life is full of sniffles, sobs and smiles. With sniffles predominating.” ― O. Henry, The Gift of the Magi But not on Christmas. Especially this Christmas. It is what you make of it, isn’t it? You do the things that fill you with Christmas spirit from listening to favorite holiday stories to preparing gifts for […]

Flat Stanley’s Adventures on the East Coast

Flat Stanley’s Adventures on the East Coast

My middle level art education friend, September, who lives in Michigan, asked over social media for volunteers to take a Flat Stanley for her daughter, Lennie, who is in first grade. Of course, ever since my son was in first grade and had a Flat Stanley returned by President Clinton along with a packet of […]