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Casualties of an Island Laundry Day

I now have what’s called a “Saba Washer,” or, as I like to call it, a fancy gallon bucket. This might seem “cute” and maybe even a little romantic if your idyllic island existence comprises of you and possibly your partner. I, however, am five humans... read more

Island Summer: The Leftovers

Beginning each June, it happens: The Exodus. It makes me feel like I’m on the show, The Leftovers. Suddenly, all of my friends just disappear. It’s a challenging and emotional time for those of us left behind on this increasingly scorching (it is Island Summer,... read more

The Island Running Obstacle Course

Like most runners, I care about my time. Not enough to invest in fancy technology, but enough to consult my analogue wrist-watch when I start out and when I get back. Given the elevations of my island runs, I expect to have slower times compared to my flat mainland... read more

My Island Retirement Scorecard

We spend our lives trying to accomplish things. We study in school to get good grades so we can accomplish academic goals. We work hard at our jobs so we can accomplish career success. We make plans, save money, and invest so we can accomplish financial security. We... read more

Can You Ever Really Get Lost On An Island?

Street signs don’t exist on this island once you veer off the main roads.This makes it easy to get lost, which happened often to me when I first moved here two years ago. During those early weeks, any venture behind the wheel and onto the street could leave me... read more

Our Island Makeover

Welcome to the newly revamped Women Who Live on Rocks! Come on in. Look around. Get comfy. After 4 years (which is ancient in website years, let’s be real), it was about time this island girl got a facelift. With 150+ contributors from around the globe, 400+... read more

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