Monthly Archives: March 2014

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

“Say what?”

The Malagasy love speeches ( and not just at funerals)!  They give speeches at weddings, birthdays, births, new years and any other opportunity in between.  The more flowery the speech the better.  They enjoy using proverbs or sayings in their speeches.  If as…

He was only 15

Here in Maintirano, Sunday afternoon is a popular time for a stroll on the beach.  We often take people from church and go play beach soccer or just wade in the surf and chat.  Yesterday, as we drove to our favorite area, we…

Animal Sighting

Let’s begin this March Mada-ness with something light.  On deputation, anytime a child heard we were going to Madagascar a certain animated film would come up or the mention of a ring-tailed lemur seen at the zoo.  While Madagascar does not boast the…