Our latest adventures in Haiti

Return to Bwa Bouton

Last night was really a repeat of most every other night…fans, heat, sweat, interrupted sleep, wildlife noises…this is Haiti, Project Starfish style and we would really have it no othe way!

This morning, delicious Haitian oatmeal for one last time. This being our last clinic day, everyone was a bit sluggish this morning, but after coffee and a brief team meeting with “Madamn Big Boss”, we were ready to get started.  Read More

Time for a Change of Scenery

Last night the generator ran constantly so the fans ran too and, at least on our side of the house, NO roosters. Michael had to be ecstatic! Despite the continual running of the fans, I still awoke drenched in sweat…must have been extra humid last night.

This morning our sweet cooks, Adelene and Gesliene made one of my favorite breakfasts…spaghetti!! Sorry Rusty, but it just keeps getting better every time. Unfortunately, our team suffered a little temporary attrition this morning but luckily we are a medical team and we have meds for that…a dose of Zofran, Cipro and rest seems to have resolved the issue and we hope to be at full strength again in the morning. Read More

Class is in Session

So last night I did come down from the roof before the card games were finished…and I was like a moth to the flames. I was not disappointed and it turns out JennyMa was getting just as schooled as Wilson. I think they both have met their match and an equilibrium has been achieved.

Once the final match ended we again retired to our rooms for the night, anticipating our final clinic day at this location. We awoke to another fine breakfast after which some joined Léon and Nora for a discussion of our future plans on the island. Just having this discussion a mere 12 months since our first arrival on the island amazes me and gives me so much hope that we will indeed achieve our ultimate goals. Now we just need to raise the funds!! Read More

Just Another Day at the Office…

This is not to suggest that we are getting bored or complacent, but rather that we are already very comfortable in our surroundings. We are surely meant to be here!

Last night there was indeed a large game of cards before lights out. Great fun for those in the game, and speaking for myself, even more fun for the spectators! After a little clinic pre-planning, we all headed to bed. It was a bit warmer and muggy but most of us slept well. Michael, my roomie is a first timer and his reports about the early AM roosters bring back nostalgic memories. Read More

🎶 Underneath the Mango Tree…🎶

Last night did not include roof time as we were all exhausted. Lights out by 10:30 for most and I believe it was a restful night for all….a little muggy after the generator and fans kicked off but still so much better than a floor in the Miami airport!

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