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Not so ‘Duty Free’

Written on March 9, 2012 at 7:48 PM, by

Shoulda had a tally!Well today I learned a very valuable lesson.  The ‘cost’ of my mistake, $525… My kids and I head over the border 2x a year.  They get $250 to spend which typically gets them 2 pr of shoes, a few hoodies, a couple jeans and some T’s.  We power shop, we typically spend one night,  Continue Reading »

Forgotten Passport!

Written on January 22, 2012 at 7:00 AM, by

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Omg, what a morning and it’s only 6:23 am! Woke up before my alarm, was ready before my ride arrived. Very impressed with myself! Almost at the airport I realize I forgot my passport! OMG! Turn around to get it, drive part way home, crap, won’t have time. It’s 5:40, flight leaves at 6:30, airport  Continue Reading »

Final Haiti post this trip

Written on January 4, 2012 at 9:12 AM, by

I’ve had the intention to write another blog since the day I left Haiti, over a week ago. I thought it was hard to write a blog in Haiti, it’s even harder at home, especially after 2 weeks away from my office! Tomorrow I leave for a weeks business trip so I figured I’d better  Continue Reading »

Last day here at HATS!

Written on December 25, 2011 at 10:21 PM, by

Bugs – Okay, so those that have been here before have mentioned in comments and emails they’ve had no bug problems. You’re welcome! I’ve experience all the bug issues during my stay so you all could come down bug free before and after me. You’re invited to show your appreciation with gifts of anti-itch cream!  Continue Reading »

Haiti Christmas

Written on December 24, 2011 at 10:36 PM, by

Yesterday was a lot of painting, a secret project of Christmas present for ‘mom’, tons of wrapping (well ‘bagging’), visiting in Borel, brining the turkey, getting the stuffing, potato and carrot/yam casserole prepped and of course handing out goats and emailing out goat photos. That’s just my to-do list. Mom did about 3x that, as  Continue Reading »