Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Haystacks

One of the first things that anyone notices during the 45 minute drive from Faleolo airport to Apia in Samoa is the number of churches that abound. There are churches of all denominations – Methodist, Presbyterian, Congregationalist, Mormon, Catholic, Jehovah … Continue reading

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Fa’aleaga, Marsela and Mary

Marsela remembers my husband as the one who told her to run. She quickly grabbed her two month old son and tried to reach for her mother as well. Fa’aleaga grabbed his daughter. And they ran. Like us, they ran … Continue reading

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Returning to Samoa – yet again

It was time to undertake yet another trip to Samoa – my fourth. This time my older sister came with me on her first trip there. I am never sure how I will respond to a visit to Samoa. I … Continue reading

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