What makes a community? Is it the collection of people? The services offered? The businesses operating there? The parks and facilities that make living in the locale enjoyable?
This is an open letter from Brad Krusky who just returned from Guatemala. An update on Dentistry for All - Dr. Shane Fisher will be staying in Comi for the next six months to establish a perminent local presence working with Guatemalan dentists and health care practitioners as well as local social service agencies addressing larger issues. If you would like more information on what is happening on the ground you can email Shane. Read more »
We pulled up to the coffee shop just as the latest news about Haiti came on the radio. Normally, my daughter wouldn’t be listening. She’d be daydreaming, watching cars go by. But I stopped, held breathless by the story of a man waiting for medical help for one of his daughters. His other little girl was already dead.
I recently read an opinion piece in a trendy, hipster (more than a little elitist) publication about how irresponsible it is to have children. The article made an excellent case for the ecological havoc that children wreak on the environment. Babies bring diapers, cribs, bottles and a whole slew of other crap when they come into this world. Read more »