Monthly Archives: March 2011

We are the world …

I have now figured out how to handle my seventh grade class. I bribe them with Michael Jackson songs. Everybody in Haiti loves Michael Jackson. They try to dance like Michael, sing like Michael. So if they are good for … Continue reading

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message from Martelly

Yesterday I got a text message from Martelly, the presidential candidate, at 4 am. Hmmm I don’t remember giving him my number and how rude- doesn’t he know people are sleeping at that time. He kindly wanted to inform me … Continue reading

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world power

I don’t think a person from the United States understands the US’ world power unitl you live in another country. The US is deeply entrenched in Haiitian politics. For example, the results after the primary presidential elections showed Madame Manigare … Continue reading

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Lucia

So every Wednesday I meet with Lucia who works at the school. I practice my Creole and she practices her English. She brings with her her little nephew Giovanni (Sr. Danielle named him). She’s thirty- three years old and is … Continue reading

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Exciting News…

We’re starting a volleyball team! I didn’t think much when I put on my application to volunteeer that knowing how to play volleyball and basketball would be of much use. In Port-au-Prince, the sisters told me my duties in Ouanaminthe … Continue reading

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