Regarding what became of Mr. Barrett on his return to Africa - the land of his birth - and providing certain details as to his whereabouts, the status of his health, whether physical or mental, and lastly describing various events & happenings the editor finds appropriate to reveal in promoting the honorable cause of his client.

Mr. Barrett is a Master's International Student at Michigan Technological University. His Peace Corps service in Madagascar will contribute to a degree in Environmental Engineering. The contents of this site are Mr. Barrett's alone and do not reflect the views of Michigan Tech, Peace Corps, or the United States government.

Thursday, February 9

Have a look at this site to see some great photos and read about travel in madagascar: Many Challanges, Many More Rewards, A Bicyle Journey by Michael Ayers.

Thursday, February 2

If there was one thing I probably wouldn't want to read or hear about before leaving it would be something like incurable crippling mosquito-borne disease hit's island. But what are the chances of that?

While thinking about lemurs, I came across a question posed by the great scholar, Jay Leno: Scientists are complaining that [a] new Dinosaur movie shows dinosaurs with lemurs, who didn't evolve for another million years. They're afraid the movie will give kids a mistaken impression. What about the fact that the dinosaurs are singing and dancing? I think Leno has a point here. Singing and dancing? That's a stretch.