(This was originally written for the Mayo Clinic’s Center for Social Media blog when I was on the External Advisory Committee there.) (This was originally written in 2011 – before certain political figures and television “former” stars gave Twitter a bit of a black eye so to speak). Many people think that the only thing … Continue reading Twitter and the Earthquake in Haiti
So, a month ago, the earthquake that shook Haiti on January 12, 2010 was indisputably the largest and most deadly natural disaster to ever hit Haiti, to ever hit the Caribbean and to hit the entire… Source: The Earthquake of 2010 and Why It Still Matters
What do you do when a once in a lifetime natural disaster happens twice? In less than 7 years time? 6 years, 8 months and 22 days to be exact. January 12, 2010 – a day that will forever be etched in the hearts and minds of those who care about that little island and … Continue reading Once in a Lifetime? Yeah, right…..
I’ve been having a lot of conversations the last couple of weeks with people who are in pain. Pain from remembering an earthquake in Haiti that happened 6 years ago. Pain from emotional illnesses. Pain from relational battle scars. Pain from losses. Pain from mourning – mourning the loss of people but also mourning the … Continue reading Traveling at the Speed of Pain
Tuesday, January 12 was the 6 year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti. It was a time to look back and remember. Remember those who are no longer here on this earth. Remember those who are here but still deal with the after effects of that horrible time. I was reminded last night that at … Continue reading 6 Years But No Time at All