American Samoa, heart surgery in New Zealand, love, open heart bypass surgery, parents, writing in Samoa

My Father’s Heart

Tomorrow my father's chest will be sliced open. His chest bone will be sawed apart with a very loud drilling machine. He will be hooked up to a heart and lung machine that will live for him for the three to five hours that it takes for the surgeons to sew four 'new' veins to… Continue reading My Father’s Heart

American Samoa, tourist attractions, why you should visit Samoa

Samoa – the greatest place on earth.

Its officially been one month since we moved here to NZ. And like a teenager whos head over heels with her first crush - I am giddy with delight about everything to do with living in Kiwi-land. (Sorry Samoa for being SO unfaithful with my affections, SO quick to love somewhere else...)BUT! There are a… Continue reading Samoa – the greatest place on earth.