Archive for Category: "pacific"
When I signed up for Peace Corps, I never expected to end up in the South Pacific. I was moving to Fiji. I knew very little about the South Pacific and island life, I was not prepared for this. But, as a Peace Corps Volunteer, I knew it wasn’t going to be easy.
As a child, I coveted the Little Mermaid’s life. Not only was this girl born a princess, but she got to stay at the pool all day and nobody ever told her it was adult swim. Some kids get all the luck. I firmly believed that I was a much more logical candidate for princess of the seas.
An article about a woman following a man on his travels hardly seems Pink Pangea appropriate, but here I am, guilty of sins against the sisters. “Where is your independence?” you shout at me, as I sip my chardonnay and shield my eyes from the sun. “Follow a man to Australia? Follow a man to Australia for cricket?!” you lament
“When you believe in things that you don’t understand, then you suffer, superstition ain’t the way…” Stevie Wonder’s song, “Superstition,” thumped away on my iPod. What a perfect song to listen to on my walk to school in American Samoa