Day 4: a good day. Saw tons of sick and injured. Our second wave of help and
supplies arrived yesterday. The third tomorrow. We are glad for the help. Can
definitely see some fatigue starting to set in, me included.
Several tremors occurred again today, ensuring that no one forgets. It's
working. Most people are still sleeping outside at night, afraid of another
I passed some serious earthquake cracks on my way to find that family yesterday.
Took some pictures. And I must admit, it has prompted some weighty thinking.
There is something unsettling about looking at a big crack in the very place on
the planet on which you stand... A crack they say is 20 miles or more deep. (It
is tremoring RIGHT NOW as I type on my Blackberry). RIGHT NOW, for example, I
try to wrap my brain around what is happening on our planet just underneath me.
And I too quake... knowing I'm tiny. And brief. Strangely, I'm at peace with it,
though. Oh don't get me wrong... That quake yesterday scared the crap out of me.
(I've still got a wrenched neck to prove it). But I have peace. Scared yet at
peace...sounds oxymoronic. I don't know... Maybe it's just that I need to be
scared out my mind now and again to be reminded that I am not I'm not such a hot
Well, a rat just ran across the roof overhead. Sounded like a horse. Think I'll turn the Blackberry
off for tonight.
Thanks so much for all your kind comments and prayers. I AM receiving them
through my email. (I am really starting to sort of dig this blogging thing).
Keep praying for Haiti