It’s 1 am in the morning. Dogs are barking. I am super tired. Four weeks ago, in the wee hours of a Haitian Saturday morning while I was fending off insects and obsessively trying to get through the last pages of my book, an earthquake struck Nepal. My phone lit up with the news, and a ping notified me of an email, which read: “This is a big one. Are you ready?” It was from Kit Miyamoto. Ten days later, I was on the plane on a one-way…

A team from Miyamoto was on the ground in Nepal within days of the April 25th Gorka Earthquake that killed more than 8,000 people.  In Dr. H. Kit Miyamoto’s latest journal entries, he encounters flattened schools, a request to trek to the Everest base camp and angry protesters on a mountain road. May 6, 2015, Chautara Sindhupalchok District, Nepal We are driving fast through burning roadblocks. People are upset and demonstrating.  Food and water has not reached this remote part of country yet. It is one of the least…

Day Three – April 30 I am sleeping average of 2.5 hours for the last four days.  We start early and end super late. Then people in the U.S. wake up and there are daily Skype interviews and reports to write until after midnight.  It’s a battlefield of adrenaline.  I don’t feel much fatigue.