Over the past several months, some of us have been working on a survey of Micronesian migrants to the US and its territories.? The point of the exercise was to put numbers to what we all know has been an explosion of emigration from the islands. Since there has been no increase in jobs in the islands, people are bringing their families abroad to find employment there. Read More
Reflections of a recent returnee to Pohnpei:
- Basketball games every afternoon, not just with guys my age but with speedy, sharp-shooting 20-somethings who won?t give away anything to a geezer.? If you are lucky enough to have one of them on your team, you might win a game or two.? But even without them, you?re playing with old friends.? Afterwards, the return home with shirt sweat-soaked and lips parched.? What a way to prepare for dinner!
- Walking into a US Embassy reception at a local hotel and being able Read More
If you think that Ten Commandments are more than enough, you should read more of the Old Testament.? There are whole books of the bible, like Leviticus and Deuteronomy, that add a few hundred more detailed instructions on what to do and Read More