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9Mar
Merci D’Avance Dance is Saturday, March 29th!

Defy the last of winter doldrums! Bring a friend or two to the 14TH annual MERCI D’AVANCE DANCE (THANKS IN ADVANCE DANCE) dedicated to the advancement of economic stability through art in the village of Matènwa, Haiti.  The MERCI… Read more

13Feb
Valentine’s Day

I’ve been trying to explain the point of Valentine’s Day to the 2 11-year-old girls from Matènwa, Haiti who’ve come to live with us on Cape Cod.  This year was their introduction to all these “firsts”. Their first… Read more

7Sep
Edens Dilemma

Edens Cathyl, one of two men in the mostly women Sant Atizana, just sent us some new drawings. They’re different from his past pictures and, to me, represent his long-time struggle between evangelical Christianity and the Vodou that… Read more