10 Things about Island Christmas that Confuse and Delight Me

Written by: BETHANY PERRY   As I celebrate my very first Christmas on my rock, I can’t help but notice how oddly and wonderfully different it is to everything I’m used to…   1. It begins on November 1st, not … Continue reading

A Brief Survey of Island Doggie Denizens

Written by: Jessi   Island dogs are a breed unto themselves. In the Bahamas, they call the mutts potcakes because you’d feed them the burnt crud at the bottom of the pot. Here in American Samoa, dogs are called maile, … Continue reading

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

My Racket & Me: A Love Story *IN PHOTOS*

Written by: Chrissann   I admit that I have a tendency to make a lot of hyperbolic claims about things I “can’t live without” in island life, but it is no exaggeration to say that I’d be long gone if … Continue reading

On-Island for the Holidays: Thanksgiving Olympics

Written by: Jen L   As expat rock dwellers, we have to pick and choose the holidays we go home for – we can’t have ’em all. Christmas is mine. I won’t miss it. Maybe someday when we live farther away I … Continue reading