Category Archives: Haiti

Sweet Charity

In the spirit of making the most of my limited time and energy during this, the most harried stretch of months on my calendar in any given year, I present sweet, simple advice on international aid. When people learn of … Continue reading

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Seven years since the big truck went by…

Certain dates of infamy should never be forgotten. Here are just a few that come quickly to mind for most of us: December 7, 1941 September 11, 2001 April 4, 1968 April 15, 1865 The sad list goes on and … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew fundraising

This is a one-off emergency post to announce the following: From 10/31/16 until 12/31/16, I will donate 50% of all gross sales (not just profits) of “A Slippery Land” to a reputable organization doing Hurricane Matthew relief efforts. (I can’t … Continue reading

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Haiti vs. Matthew

It’s that time again: Pray for Haiti. As I type, hurricane Matthew is pummeling Haiti with winds and rain that could devastate the country. Again. Beautiful cities such as Jacmel on its southern coast are in the line of fire … Continue reading

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“A Slippery Land”

It’s finally done. My first book, a novel about Haiti, is available for sale in paperback or Kindle edition. Here’s the cover: For the sake of completeness, here’s the back cover: I’ve been working on this book in one form … Continue reading

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Accessing Haiti

Haiti on my mind… Perhaps because I’m (self-)publishing a novel about one girl’s life there. Or because Haiti is never far from my heart. After several trips and reading everything I can find about the place and working for a … Continue reading

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Money for something

Every year about this time, I grovel. Begging has become one of my core competencies. I don’t mind, though. First of all, these are good causes. Second, it makes for a relatively easy post. Win-win. The events are also win-win … Continue reading

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