Twitter was truly a remarkable and I’d say life saving “tool” that night. There were people who were able to connect with family, there were others who could route rescuers to someone who was tweeting while trapped in rubble. There were also a boat load of journalists on twitter trolling to find out what’s happening. … Continue reading Twitter in a Disaster–aka Tom Vanderwell & Ann Curry?
It was four days later before we heard from all of our staff - they all survived, but many of them lost family members in the earthquake. I spent quite a bit of time that night carrying on multiple conversations but one of them was with a volunteer who was sitting outside GLA’s main building … Continue reading January 12, 2010–Part 2
January 12, 2010. 4:53 PM It passed without any of our family knowing that anything important had happened. I got home from an appointment outside the office at around 4:30, so I fired up my computer and was getting caught up on e-mail and such. In addition to e-mail, I had tweetdeck going in the … Continue reading January 12, 2010–Part 1
I’ve never really thought of myself as a trail blazer, but in many ways, we as a family became trail blazers when we started down this adoption journey. Adopting from Haiti - when we began the process of adopting from Haiti, to the best of our knowledge, there was only one family in “our part” … Continue reading Trailblazer? Me?
Three stories of how God’s people at our home church have especially come through for the kids at God’s Littlest Angels: The Earthquake - January 12, 2010 was a Tuesday. 4:53 pm in the afternoon was a time that not only killed thousands but changed the lives of many many others. I’ll have more on … Continue reading 3 Needs and 3 Actions