Category Archives: Mission Work

How our love grew in Haiti

We have just returned from two weeks in Haiti where we presented a seminar on Divergent Thinking at the University of the Nouvelle Grand Anse in Jeremie (UNOGA).  The beginning of the seminar started in 2012 when I taught a … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to 2013

The holidays are over, family has gone home and returned to their own daily lives.  This seems like a good time for us to look ahead and lay out some plans for 2013.  2012 was very busy – we traveled, … Continue reading

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Home from Haiti

Rita We are home from very uneventful travels.  All connections at the airports and designated drivers went as planned.  Actually it was much easier than our recent trip to Italy.  We were more than thankful when we arrived at O’Hare … Continue reading

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Haiti Update, Part 3

These are our last days in Haiti.  The time has gone quickly.  We have mixed feelings about going home.  We’re not tired of teaching our students.  Most are highly motivated and eager to learn.  In Bob’s class today one of … Continue reading

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Haiti Update Part 2

Rita Greetings from Ayiti.  This week we update you on our activities and a little reflection on gratitude. Sanitation here is not for the faint of heart.  There are no public waste facilities.  When we misplaced a bottle of hand … Continue reading

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A Giant Leap of Faith

(Rita) As we were planning a life together we talked about joining the Peace Corps or PAVLA (Papal Volunteer for Latin America).  When we were married Bob was in graduate school and then our children began to arrive, so thoughts … Continue reading

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