Tag Archives: Polynesia

It’s all fun and games ’till…

I was angry. Anger was my constant companion at that stage in my life. At any given moment, my anger would manifest itself in less admirable ways. Anger is one of my challenges in life. I remember one particular occasion … Continue reading

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Day Two: USA Rugby Sevens

I didn’t have a lot of motivation to post at the end of Day Two at the USA Rugby Sevens because 1) I was disheartened by Samoa’s loss to Fiji in the quarterfinals (but I was also happy for my … Continue reading

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Day One USA Sevens Rugby

Day one of our USA Rugby Sevens experience is off to a slow start after the drive down to Las Vegas from Utah last night. We made it down here in record time thanks to our Fijian Flyer, Isoa Toribau, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Broken Promise

My friends have been talking about the first Samoan language film, “Tautoga Gausia – Broken Promise” for quite some time now and I’ve resisted posting anything on or about the film because I’ve had trouble staying on task enough to … Continue reading

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Oldies: Tiama’a – ‘E Pa’ia

Aotearoa’s Nainz and Viiz Tupa’i, the brothers who comprise the duo Adeaze, did a cover of the beautiful Samoan song “‘E Pa’ia”. Though Adeaze put the song on the New Zealand landscape and put their mark on the Pacific Islander … Continue reading

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It’s Gettin’ Hot ‘n ‘Hur

Yesterday, I wrote an article about how much I detest the Winter months. A few hours later I posted an article about the floods that are causing major issues in Australia. I must have a rare form of suppressed ESP, … Continue reading

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CERF’in Samoa

I’m a big fan of volunteer-ism. I’m especially happy to see and hear of people who are doing their best to help others who are in need. The Children’s Education Relief Foundation or C.E.R.F. recently sent over 500 pails of paint … Continue reading

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