Priscilla’s World

Partners in Health, Jan. 22 Report

Dear Priscilla H, Wednesday morning, a strong aftershock earthquake rocked Port-au-Prince, temporarily shutting down operations at the general hospital in Port-au-Prince, as well as several other PIH sites outside the city. Since then additional smaller quakes...

read more

An Eco Route Adventure

Day one we left Quito on our blue bus at 6:00 a.m.; fourteen birders, three guides, Paul, Steve and Juan plus our bus driver, Enrique. Soon the rush of Monday morning traffic thinned and we traveled the black top highway easily. Before long we left the highway to wind...

read more

Weavers come in lots of colors

On the Kenyan coast we saw this finished house of the golden palm weaver. Lots more Kenyan pictures coming here... probably also some from Ecuador!!

read more

Watch for new stories

After Christmas, I'll post some stories about the birds in Ecuador. The most fascinating story is how four antpittas  in the rain forest, very elusive birds - impossible to see, got their names. These birds are impossible to see most of the time. Come join me after...

read more

Ecuador Trip

Four members of our family have just returned from a week in the Ecuador Andes.This giant antpitta was a major reason for going to Ecuador. We met a conservation/reforestation project while there that is making a big difference. Saving the wildlife, birds and forest...

read more

a Message of Interfaith Leadership

As the Festival of Faiths keynote speaker, Eboo Patel, author of Acts of Faith and founder of the Chicago-based national Interfaith Youth Core, spoke yesterday evening to a crowd of nearly 500 at Beth Shalom Synagogue. He called for a new generation of interfaith...

read more