Training Teachers 

When I was a kid I used to love teacher training days. Mainly because this meant I didn’t have to go to school. Also because we would have a babysitter and I would likely get frozen pizza or some other treat that I normally didn’t. My parents on the other hand generally grumbled about having … More Training Teachers 

Crazy for Bananas

Before coming to Madagascar I had no idea how many ways there were to eat a banana. I honestly only had the vaguest notion that there were multiple species of bananas other than the one found in the grocery store. Coming here I’ve been able to experience different banana varieties, but different ways to prepare … More Crazy for Bananas

I’m Moving!

Due to some ongoing problems with my housing, security, and work in Befotaka I will be moving sites. I’ll be moving to Ambohimanarina in the SAVA region. SAVA is in the northeast part of the country and is where most of the vanilla is grown. While the roads within the region are better than average … More I’m Moving!