My Island Hut in the Woods: A Photographic Tour

Written by Ashley Ladlie I’ve written about my beautifully unique indoor/outdoor, off the grid, micro-living situation before. I tend to share artsier photos that don’t offer a clear glimpse of what the place actually looks like. Partly because I like to … Continue reading

Stranded in Paradise, Part 2.

Written by Ashley …Continued from Part 1. Sending my mood upward still, a rooster gallops across the yard.  Not so much galloping in the way of a horse…more in the way of a three-year-old little girl pretending to be a unicorn. … Continue reading

Stranded in Paradise, Part 1.

girl and dog need ride sign

Written by Ashley Goodbye, Average Adult Existence. Helloooo, Never-Never Land! I recently heard it put by a longtime resident that life on my island is akin to an extended college experience. While not a perfect comparison, it’s far more accurate … Continue reading

You Might Be An Island Girl If: Part 2.

Written by Ashley   Did you catch Part One in this series? Be sure to check out all the fun additions from fellow islanders in the Comments section. You will giggle. The longer I live on an island, the more I … Continue reading

A Day in the Life of an Easily-Overwhelmed, Increasingly-Rugged Island Girl. Part 2.

Written by Ashley …Continued from Part 1. 12:45 pm. Under the Canopy, My Bed. Wake from nap. Start writing blog post. Feel distracted. Look up definition of “campy” to confirm what I already know. Start reading sixteen-part Salon cultural criticism … Continue reading