Monthly Archives: April 2011

Beach Side Picnic

We closed out the busy Easter weekend with a family barbeque on the beach last Monday.  It was a Samoan style barbeque so the food was cooked on a wheelbarrow covered with steel grating.  There was lots of lovely foods … Continue reading

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Island time is not a New York minute

Things take time out here on the islands.  It seems that the isolation and continuous tropical weather has allowed time, or the local peoples’ perception of it, to slow down.  Karen and I are doing our best to adapt and … Continue reading

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It would be nice to say that Karen and I had such great success with the first field trip to the beach that we decided to go on another field trip. But, that would be a lie. The truth is … Continue reading

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We asked, You acted.

When we first arrived in Samoa we realized that our vegan/vegetarian diets would not be possible in Samoa… immediately. We sent emails, asked for packages, made phone calls, and skype calls, all asking for seeds. We are still receiving seeds … Continue reading

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