dance, photography, samoan siva, Timena Broederlow

The Beauty and Grace of the Samoan Siva

Quick newsflash: Today Im over at Timena's Photo Website talking about why I love dancing the Samoan siva. And why it always makes me feel like...a 'real' Samoan woman! lol (as compared to the mixed up mongrel feeling that I have normally...) Oh, and there's a slightly embarassing pic of me and my first awkward… Continue reading The Beauty and Grace of the Samoan Siva

children, parenting, People with Passion, photography, samoa, Timena Broederlow, Timenaphotoblog

How Passion can be a Life Saver.

This is the first of our Friday Features here on Sleepless in Samoa where we meet People with Passion. Welcome toTimena Broederlow!Timena‚Äôs Samoan, raised in the US and Samoa. She married her husband of 20 years, in the middle of one of the worst natural disasters to hit Samoa - Cyclone Val. She's Mormon (LDS).… Continue reading How Passion can be a Life Saver.