Things I’ve Learned In Kindergarten

Things I’ve Learned In Kindergarten

I’ve been spending a lot of time in kindergarten lately: one to four hours every day. It’s been an enlightening experience and I’ve learned a lot from these five and six year olds, especially in the body science class. 😬 (Kindergarten is a whole lot different these...
This Is Hard

This Is Hard

This is hard. Really hard. It’s rewarding. And amazing. And infinitely difficult. Sometimes expectations are too high. A lot of the time. Sometimes things click and it’s incredible. And inspiring. And then there’s the times nothing clicks. It all seems impossible. I...
Things That Are New To Stanley

Things That Are New To Stanley

Things that are new to Stanley (in no particular order): -air hand dryers in the bathroom -airplane rides -playing in the bathtub (bubbles are a hit!) -jackets (not a lot of jackets necessary in Haiti) -microwaves -putting your own ornaments on your Christmas tree...
Bringing Stanley Home

Bringing Stanley Home

Written Thursday, December 5 We’ve been on the plane for three hours. It’ll be time to land in Dallas soon. Then we’ll have nine hours to try and sleep at the airport before we leave for Miami. We’ll have a quick layover and then we’ll board our flight for Port Au...
Helpless

Helpless

Helpless: deprived of strength or power; powerless; incapacitated. Helpless: the only word that fits this situation. Haiti’s citizens are in a state of desperation. They are trying to create a better country for themselves and right now that is resulting in...