Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes

There are a few things you need to know about people who bare the Agerton name. First, we are very proud of name. Second, we are extremely personable people. If you know my father and grandfather the evidence speaks for itself. Lastly, we are very accident-prone. Anytime we Agertons get together and there only are…

Hey You Have Time..

Fun notes: You want to wash your underwear and take a shower, why not do both at the same time. Coconut flavored anything is pretty darn good. Samoan buses are converted old semi with wooden shells built upon the old frames. They blast awesome remixes of Samoan artists with American artists Soda has the can…

Live Well

Much has occurred since our arrival in the village of Sa’anapu. We have been for here for almost a month now and are in the midst of our training. All 21 of us are split up among different families across the village. I live with a very large family. I believe the number comes out…

The Great Coconut/Retainer Debacle

Yesterday morning I received the ability to feel the back of my teeth for the first time in 10 years. There’s nothing quite like having a delicious piece of coconut maliciously rip your permanent retainer. Well, it was more like pop off one side, but this made it even more annoying. The metal in my…

Look up!

In America we have become so accustomed to being “plugged in.” We are continually staring at a screen, whether it is a phone, tablet, or computer. People have turned into desensitized living rude walking zombies, and I happen to be one of those myself. We have attached ourselves to technology like addicts, and the signs…

Rapid Reaction

Wow.. I am exhausted. In just a matter of hours I have flown across the planet, met some amazing people, and landed on an amazing island. On September 30th, Group 87 of Peace Corps Samoa was officially formed. We met at a humble hotel beside the airport in Honolulu, Hawaii. Once meeting, we immediately began…