Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The Earthquake in Haiti and How you can Help...

On January 12, 2010, at 4:53pm local time, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, approximately 10 miles from Port-au-Prince. Tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of people are feared dead, as the capital city has been devastated. You can help. Make a donation to one of these incredible and long-standing organizations in Haiti. They have distributed staff in country now, but most importantly, they are well positioned to aid in the long-term recovery effort.

Partners in Health: www.pih.org
Fonkoze: www.fonkoze.org
The Lambi Fund of Haiti: www.lambifund.org

Saturday, January 2, 2010

the bird whisperer

this is wrigley. he's a lovebird that my roomate soos and i are birdsitting. he likes to hang outside of his cage and sit on cups or heads or laptops and be part of the group. on this particular evening he didnt wanna go back in his cage. after trying to reel him in for almost an hour, foley finally got a hold of him and hypnotized the little bird with song safely to go back into his little cage. video