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Off The Cliff

If there are clouds we try to look for silver lining After a storm we search for rainbows If lost at sea we seek lighthouses to bring us home When there is darkness we look for light The beauty guides us centers us brings us joy and shows us the way BeaconsWhenever I am in Haiti I am always baffled by the beauty of this country At first my mind ...


Off The Cliff

This past month in Haiti has been one of the most meaningful trips so far It has been filled with new friendships and memories Ill never forgetHave you heard the saying Its Happy Here It is one of our Haiti sayings at Brits Home Even though it has been used for awhile Ive recently been catching myself saying it The kids here are genuinely so h...


Off The Cliff

My colleague Kirsten and I were scheduled to travel to Haiti with a group from Delray Beach the town that serves as Be Like Brits Florida headquarters in the fall of 2017 This was in the scary days when a determined Irma was beginning to flex her formidable muscles in earnest The trip was cancelled at the last minute and I have to say I puffed ...


Off The Cliff

I started my journey with Be Like Brit in 2013 the summer before my senior year of high school I asked my mom to join me on a Britsionary trip to Brits Home as I was too young to go with a group by myself We both fell in love with the children and staff at Be Like Brit as well as the country of Haiti The next three summers I returned as a Britsi...


Off The Cliff

Happy 28th Birthday to my BritneyToday my Britney would have turned 28 and you would think that after 9 birthdays without her Id be used to it or that it would be easierIm not its notI miss the craziness of those first 19 birthdays going grocery shopping for the 35 family friends that would come celebrate decorating the house with banners ballo...