Monthly Archives: January 2014

Haiti, in extremis

(Version partielle française suit) (A two-part series written for the Chronicle-Telegraph about Haitian art, one about the Haitian art exhibition at the Musée des civilisations here in Quebec (of which I also did a French version), and another going to … Continue reading

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Four years ago today

Four years ago today, Port-au-Prince, a busy, vibrant city, a city I had the privilege to visit, was nearly razed to the ground by an earthquake. Over 200,000 people were killed. At one point or another in the gradual reconstruction, … Continue reading

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The road is life…

Haiti was on my travel bucket list for years. So were Morocco and Ethiopia. And if you had told me last October that by the end of 2013 I would have been to all of those places…I wouldn’t have believed … Continue reading

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Looking forward to 2014

The “looking back” isn’t quite finished yet; I still have several Haiti-related posts in my back pocket. But just for fun, and because I’m taking concrete first steps this week, I’ve decided to post my New Year’s resolutions. -Learn Spanish … Continue reading

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2013 in review: Looking back

A month or so ago, one of my Laval colleagues wrote in a forum, “I looooooooooove December for the news summaries!”  I’m glad I’m not the only one.  Before getting cracking on New Year’s resolutions, catch-up Haiti blogs and slightly … Continue reading

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