“Every night when I go to bed, I worry about how I’ll fulfill all the promises I’ve made. And every morning when I wake up, I think I haven’t made enough promises.” Dr. Paul FarmerI have always been a busy person – between school, sports, and all my other extracurriculars, long days have become somewhat synonymous with normal life. But Haitian days are different. Most days feel like entire weeks and when my head hits the pillow the mental... Read More »
What do Haitians, Texans, and Grammy award winning musicians all have in common? Spirit Fest, Central Texas’ largest family Christian music festival! In November, the 3 Cords business was provided the opportunity to be a sponsor and have a booth at Spirit Fest! This was by far the biggest event they’d ever considered and it carried a lot of risk in terms of... Read More »
This was my first Caribbean Christmas & it was one for the record books. I will never forget it, the laughter, the joy, the memories made. I took so many photos, & it’s just too difficult to narrow them all down…so, here is a glimpse at my 4 day Haiti Christmas Celebration!
December 23Am I the... Read More »
This year’s Thanksgiving was unlike all past snowy celebrations spent in North Dakota, which are always spent with family, friends, food, and football in front of the fireplace. This year, I spent this 90-degree Thanksgiving day with prostitutes.Today was an unusually unusual work day for me. I stepped away from my typical tasks this morning to visit a... Read More »
My alarm goes off at 6:45 this morning and I hastily get ready for the day, head down to the guesthouse where 150 team members are eating breakfast, grab a cup of coffee and scoop some oatmeal into my bowl, and help among the [organized] chaos of sending teams off into the villages for the day.Can I be honest? It didn’t “feel” like Thanksgiving this morning.<br... Read More »