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Take a scroll through an endless summer of island life posts below:
Do you ever wonder what your favorite island was like 10, 15, even 20 years ago? Were you there to experience it? Many of you may be too young to remember what St.Thomas, USVI was like before it was ravished by Hurricane Hugo in 1989, then Hurricane Marilyn in 1995....read more
Imagine an old, wise, and benign man with sparkling eyes, and long, unkempt gray hair, cleanly shaven once a week or so, sun-kissed and toned. He’s fit and lean, he goes on hikes and swims. He smells like jungle and salty ocean and sun. His voice is a rich baritone...read more
This particular post is for the ladies... or those men looking for opportunities to man-splain something later and then get smacked for it! When we first visited the Dominican Republic and then purchased a house a year later, I was normal, hormonally speaking. I...read more
When I moved to the US Virgin Islands, it was the most perfect time in my life to make such a tremendous change. I was a young single woman who’d been living on my own, working full-time, and paying my own bills for twelve years since college graduation. I had already...read more
Those of us who came to our rock from urban settings tend to be accustomed to living in sheltered environments where critters of all kinds were never to be seen inside a house, and preferably not outside either. In this way, moving to an island can require quite a bit...read more
Do you live on an island that's easily identified and visibly marked on most modern day maps and atlases? If so, consider yourself blessed. Living on St.Thomas, a tiny member of the United States Virgin Islands, I have found this to be a problematic matter in my life....read more