There's been a lot written on the power of gratitude. And to be honest, it's easy for me to overlook what's right under my nose to be thankful for, particularly when I'm too busy being bitchy about having to do the day-to-day things that I find so very dull. So over the next few months,… Continue reading Gratitude Adjustment
Tag: Peace Corps
Hair Raising – Part 2
This is the original haircut in Samoa. Awhile back, I had written about The Husband learning to cut my hair in Samoa. Now that I have a scanner, you can see the real deal. This, I'm sorry to say, is when I gave him the Stare Cut.
Twenty years ago, The Husband and I were serving as Peace Corps Volunteers in Western Samoa. On September 30, just before 7 a.m., a massive 8.3 earthquake occured 120 miles from Apia, the capital city where we lived. The earthquake triggered a tsunami that crashed 20 foot waves into this tiny island nation. American Samoa was… Continue reading Samoa Earthquake