“The breaking of a wave cannot explain a whole sea”

For me the sea has always been where I turn for inspiration, solace, and wonder.  The night I was born I breathed thick salt air and first heard the sound of long Pacific swells rolling onto whispering sand, and from that day my life was held forever in the sea’s net of wonders.  My mom […]

Hurricane Richard Passes Directly Overhead

Roatan, Honduras Wow, what a ride…a few days ago, Hurricane Richard passed almost directly over our position here on Roatan.  For several days, we watched it approach, slowing down and gathering strength as it hesitated out in the Atlantic, almost as if it were undecided about whether to move northwest, as most hurricanes do, or […]

August 28, 2010. Isla Roatan, Honduras.

On Wings Of Angels A few days ago we did a house call from the RBC Center to a lady who was 6 weeks post stroke.  The family’s house was at the top of a 35-foot steep slope, and she had pretty complete right sided paralysis.  Her speech and cognition were affected badly; she seemed […]

End of week two in Petit-Goave

Well, at the end of our week here in Petit-Goave, it’s time to check how well we are meeting the goals for our project that I first envisioned over two years ago while working long nights in Irish hospitals. I dreamed of a multi-skilled, highly adaptable relief team aboard a self-sufficient support platform that could […]