What do you get when you drink water in Madagascar?

What do you get when you drink water in Madagascar?

That’s a good question and not necessarily one that you want to test. The links in this article are Amazon affiliate links. You should be able to access Amazon US and Europe with this post. In the USA and in Europe you find folks that drink bottled water or put...

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What NOT to do on the Great American Road Trip

What NOT to do on the Great American Road Trip

In July 2018 our family of four kids and two adults hit the road to do 4500 + miles (2750 km) in 15-days. We had a blast, but we also learned what not to do on such a trip! We started off our trip on the right foot, although it wasn’t planned: to make up for a...
The Quest for Mora Mora

The Quest for Mora Mora

  In Malagasy, there is a phrase and concept called “mora mora” that directly translates to “ slowly slowly.” La vie Mora-mora is a huge part of why we’ve come to Madagascar. To date, we’ve failed miserably at achieving mora mora. Why have we failed? From 7 AM to...

What life decisions really scare the shit out of you?

In the last few years, my husband and I have recognized that we thrive on the unknown. We love going to bed not knowing what tomorrow might bring. And in fact, we start to feel suffocated by the predictable. We love a good challenge. We benefit from daily routines like coffee, yoga and working out, but at the same time, we prefer the experiential over the predictable.

What scares the shit out of many people is exactly what gets our blood pumping. One of our favorite quotes is that “by stepping into our fear, we find our courage.

What Is A Life Worth Living?

What Is A Life Worth Living?

Our family is American, French, and Malagasy — originally from the Bronx Zoo.  Three-quarters of that statement are correct, I’ll let you decide which part is false.   I am starting this blog as our family ventures into a new phase in our lives that...