• Island Life
  • Anticipating 2019

    Somehow, I missed winter solstice this year. I like to mark these things, but I’d been wrapped up in work on our home after Florence, so it passed silently by me. The next day, I realized it in the early evening, as we left a building store. We’d been there for probably three hours and […]

  • Island Life
  • Thanksgiving Thoughts

    When it comes to Thanksgiving, I’m pretty much with Charlie Brown.  Like Charlie, “I can’t cook a Thanksgiving dinner. All I can make is cold cereal and maybe toast.” Well, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. I’ll probably end up making the mashed potatoes and I’m attempting a chocolate mousse this year. But, as […]