Haiti. Let's do this...

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Re: Haiti. Let's do this...

Postby warrior/poet » Fri May 11, 2012 4:40 pm

nowonmai wrote:
warrior/poet wrote:
nowonmai wrote:Quitter


Quitting never felt so good. As if the Albatross had been lifted from around my neck... or some such metaphor.


Plug from your butt?



Meh, more like the Hebrews shaking off the shackles of Pharaonic bondage... without all the wandering and kvetching.
"Seems as if the panic is mostly with the media and the government..."
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Re: Haiti. Let's do this...

Postby coldharvest » Sun May 13, 2012 8:41 am

warrior/poet wrote:shaking off the shekles of Pharaonic bondage.

fixed
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Re: Haiti. Let's do this...

Postby Spartan Actual » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:33 am

Kurt nailed it on the gear and ESPECIALLY on the sanity. Haiti is the girlfriend who drives you freakin nuts when your with her, and you realize she's under your skin when you're not.

Pignon is a tiny, quaint town up on the Central Plat, but it has he best surgical facility in the country. The hospital was started my a retired USAF Col. ( a Haitian) and a group of MN docs who created a an Operating suite where any MD can walk in, look around and say, "okay, I can work here".

You should check it out.
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Re: Haiti. Let's do this...

Postby grawp » Thu Jun 21, 2012 3:39 pm

If you venture up towards the Cap Haitien area, be sure to see Christophe's Citadelle. It jars the senses, like most everything in this remarkable country.
Also, please be very careful traveling east beyond Limonade towards the border with the Dominican Republic.
The bus I was on took a wrong turn coming back from Milot, and we got boarded by some "police" who were "lookeeng for draugs eh kawnterrfeet mohnee."
They confiscated my Atenolol pill bottle in the process.
i've always wondered how the "gendarme" handled an Atenolol overdose.
Must have been real scary to have your BP plummet and your heart slow down that much.
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Re: Haiti. Let's do this...

Postby grawp » Thu Jun 21, 2012 3:47 pm

Friend warrior/poet:

Noticed you were online today, 21 Jun 12 @1145 hrs EdT.
How'd the trip go?
Did you return with both body and sanity intact?
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But they will never love us, for we have too much audacity!

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Re: Haiti. Let's do this...

Postby JDawnC » Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:20 pm

warrior/poet wrote:

Not sure what travels she's done, but the guy has never done anything like this before.


anyone heard from this guy, cuz his companions certainly sounded like just the people I would choose to travel to Haiti with
I like cats too. Let's exchange recipes.
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