Category Archives: Travel

Weekly Musings at Key Hyundai: Importance of our Car to Our Lifestyles

  Dear Solution Providers: Goodbye January! Although I always try to see the brighter side of life, January is not my favorite month of the year. December brings hope for the holidays and February gives hope for the spring. January … Continue reading

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Weekly Musings: Happy Holidays from Key Hyundai and Jill Merriam

Dear Fellow Solution Providers, I hope you had a wonderful holiday. My husband, kids and I went to my brother, Jeff’s house for the day and had a mixed up holiday. We celebrated Christmas with my sister in law, Emily, … Continue reading

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My Journey to Haiti: Re-entry into First World Life

It is good to be home.  I mean, really good!  A lot of people have asked me if it was more or less difficult than I imagined.  The conditions in Haiti are significantly worse that I imagined.  I’m just not … Continue reading

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Day 7: “Life is a Cabaret” (except in Haiti)

  We went to Cabaret today. While the name sounds lively and upbeat, it is unfortunately not.  It’s a village in a banana plantation about 20 miles North of Port-au-Prince. There is actually an old water wheel there that dates back … Continue reading

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Days 5 & 6: Lilevois, Sathre and Life on a Medical Mission Trip

We went to Lilevois yesterday. It was about 10-15 miles outside Port-au-Prince and it took us about 1 1/2 hours. You never move more than 10 – 20 miles an hour. The roads are dirt and concrete and filled with … Continue reading

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My Journey to Haiti: Day 4, Life in Tent City Ain’t Pretty

Today was very emotionally draining and the extent of what we saw is just beginning to set in. Quite frankly, I’m not sure it ever “sets in” but I guess you begin to digest it.   We went to Jerusalem, a tent … Continue reading

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My Journey to Haiti: Day 3

Today was supposed to be an in-service day at the clinic that administers the MATH program and then a dry run of the eye clinic and dermatology clinic with the staff.  Instead, we arrived to lines of people waiting to … Continue reading

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