~snapshots of a year

In the end, we did not post as much as we had hoped, and we wanted to create a quick overview of some things not mentioned in other blog...

Elon University Alumni Return

Elisson Adrien (research assistant, friend, and Benny’s godfather) joined us to return to Elon University for the first time since he...

Earthquake- 9 Years Later

It has been 9 years since the earthquake of 2010 attacked Port-au-Prince while I felt its distant rumbles in the Haitian highlands. Today...

Level 3.9 Tension

January 9, 2019 The air in Haiti is thick with tension. Food and supplies have been harder to find in stores, which is one of the first...

Benny's all better!

Original post (September 27): So after a wonderful but tough month we are heading back home again. Bennett's heat rash still hasn't...

Beautiful Haiti

The last group of missionaries has left and it's just us three, plus the staff that maintains the ministry house again. Bennett's heat...

Visitors

We have been here for a few weeks now and have settled in nicely. We love this wonderful home. It's in a mountainous area that is more...

We are back Home For a Bit!

After two weeks in Haiti volunteering and teaching english at the Happy Haitian Productions Institute, we are back home for a bit. Things...

First week together in Haiti!

So far our first week in Haiti has been wonderful! It’s been VERY hot which makes things hard for us, especially walking during the day,...

Day 65: A (tough) beautiful life

20 April, 2018 It is a beautiful life. What a long, short, quick, slow, dull, sharp, everything life. The senses (like this delicious...

Day 64: An angel in a pickup

19 April, 2018 I began the day without ever finishing yesterday. My stomach sent constant reminders to my mind of how it was not at all...

Day 61: Getting lost

16 April, 2018 I am sitting in a place I have never been, drawing bird species and thinking about my mental tendencies here. I get...

Day 60: Bioluminescence

15 April, 2018 Wow, what a difference a day can make. Not even a day, but a few hours, that are well directed and blessed. I have so much...

Day 55: Cliché sad day abroad

10 April 2018 Today has been a tough day. Few times in my life have I felt so defeated without anything that bad really happening. I am...

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