After the Storm

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Tomas certainly could have been a lot worse for us here in Kingston. In fact, we were almost completely spared the destruction seen in a few places on the East of the island, and certainly have not seen the kind of disease threats that the Haitians living in IDP camps are facing.

Damage from Tomas in eastern Jamaica

Instead, I awoke this morning, the wind howling outside and whining as it forced its way through the seals of the windows and doors, but the rising sun breaking through clouds to the east. And off to the west, a strong rainbow let us know that, while there is most certainly still moisture in the air, a little sunshine can go a long way.


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