Island Wedding Crashers

There is something about the heat and fecundity of the tropics that makes the natural world supernatural. Unexpected downpours become providential punishments; languid hillsides become mocking observers. In literature, it’s called magical realism. On my Caribbean rock, it’s called real … Continue reading

What To Do When Your Island Makes You Lonely

Feeling like a castaway? We all do sometimes. Here are my top Island Survival Strategies to Combat Loneliness on a Rock: 1. Don’t expect all friends to fill every friendship hole. I have definitely been guilty of this over the years: … Continue reading