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You know you’ve been on an island a long time when the power goes off and you don’t flinch, you don’t sigh, you don’t curse, you don’t scream. You calmly move into Plan B. Acceptance has wafted over me at this point. I get no joy from shouting and waving my fists at...read more
I want to age like sea glass, Smoothed by tides, but not broken. I want my hard edges to soften. I want to ride the waves and go with the flow. I want to catch a wave and let it carry me to where I belong. I want to be picked up and held gently by those who delight in...read more
Where was I? Oh, yes...2005. The Eagles mocked me with ‘No More Cloudy Days’ during my cab ride home from the airport, on a decidedly cloudy day, ‘Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince’ was waiting (rather unmagically dust-encrusted) to be read and there were...read more
Gardening is one of the few activities we’ve enjoyed throughout the seven years we’ve made Grenada our home. Edibles fresh from the garden are a special treat, no matter the amount of work. A treat for us but equally a treat to the three iguanas who have decided our...read more
One of the biggest joys of island living is hosting friends and family—spending time with those you hold nearest and dearest, and showing off your little slice of paradise. Except... when it's not joyful and you want to spend their entire visit in a boat... On the...read more
I’m going to tell you guys a little secret, the first time I visited an island, I absolutely hated it. At that time, I couldn't possibly imagine living my life on a... ON A ROCK, in the ocean, with no Target or CVS. I was positively befuddled by those who chose island...read more