Tag Archives: Faleasao

Tofa Soifua, Manu’atele

Tonight is the last night we will spend in our house in Faleasao. Our bags are packed. The boat is (supposedly) coming tomorrow. Oh gosh are you guys crying? You should be. It’s real sad. We turned in our classroom … Continue reading

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Warning: This post not for the faint of heart

Happy Valentine’s Day from AmSam! I’m sure my day of cutting out hundreds of construction paper hearts and cleaning glue off of every surface of my classroom beats your fancy restaurant date and flowers, so I won’t brag too much … Continue reading

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Home sweet home

I know it’s been a while since I’ve updated. We got back to Manu’a on January 3rd. School started the next day–on a Wednesday–and it’s been full-speed ahead ever since. I got a new student this semester who doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in the South Pacific

Our Thanksgiving was a lot like it would’ve been at home, but with more beaches, sunshine, snorkeling, and puppies. (Okay so nothing like home.) It was strange being away from family, but we ended up having a great time with … Continue reading

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A busy week on a tiny island

The dentist came to our school on Wednesday. Apparently the dentist comes to Ta’u once a year; if you need to see him any other time then you have to fly to Tutuila. Since there’s only a small health clinic … Continue reading

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Discovering the Milkyway and the Deep

This weekend we discovered that, if we walk to the side of the house and look up, we can see the milky way from our front yard. So that’s pretty neat. Hopefully I will be able to trick my camera … Continue reading

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Monday, August 15th

Well, I’m online. For a minute at least. I had this long blog post prepared with all these great photos of our house and our village but I wrote it in Word at home and the Mac at school won’t … Continue reading

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