What Makes Me Who I Am

I, as have you most likely, wonder on a daily basis just who the heck I am. I know who I want to be, I know what I'd like to be and I know who I should be. But am I any of the above? I'm a sap, that’s for certain. No, really, my biggest fault (or virtue,...

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Golden Horseshoe

All my life I had been under this impression that Lake Ontario empties into Lake Erie, but, woe me, it is the other way around. How was I able to survive all these years, knowing I had my geography wrong? As I stood at the edge where millions of gallons of Erie dumped...

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Montreal is an Island

Try this for size. Get on a plane in Santiago, D.R., fly to JFK, change over to a smaller carrier and mosey on over to vieux Montreal. No big deal? Try doing it after having been in the DR for 5 years straight. Last time I stepped on foreign soil was New York City in...

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I Got Engaged

So yeah... I got engaged. Her name is Laura, but I like to call her Lola or Lolita. As they say, Lola gets what Lola wants, and in this case she got me... For those wondering how I did it, here is a video of the proposal. Quick background: We're both in a stage play....

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The Bubblegum Folly

I remember it well.   I was a hopeful teenager, a rocking-chair philosopher of fifteen, a dabling writer, editor of the school paper and bit of a jock... I can't complain. The nerd-stigma did not apply to me. I could kick around balls the way I could kick around...

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New Bible in Haitian Creole released

by jgoode Friday July 2, 2010 marked a historic day in Haiti for lovers of God's Word the Bible. At the first in a series of 12 District Conventions to be held in Haiti by Jehovah's Witnesses, the visiting speaker from World Headquarters of Jehovah's Witnesses,...

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Tin Huts Photo Updates

Here is a short photo-report on the Tin Huts. It's in Spanish, but the images speak volumes. This image collection shows us the steps of the process, from prefabrication to transportation to final set-up. As you can imagine, everything works and moves smoothly!...

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