• Island Life
  • Happy Fourth!

    We recently returned from a trip to New England where, among other things, we were able to see and stand on some of the first New World land that voyagers saw and stepped on when they arrived at these shores. Each time, on each spot landmarked or otherwise, I found it impossible, despite the many […]

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  • The Summer List for 2017

    It’s officially summer and therefore time for the annual summer list of 2017.  Years ago, I started making lists of things I wanted to do during the summer to fully celebrate the start of the season, things like making a pitcher of pink lemonade and napping in a hammock. The list has grown over the […]

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  • Sea Creatures That Rarely Make News

    Some summers, the news makes it sounds like coastal inhabitants are dodging shark attacks at every turn, so I understand why tourists are often inquisitive. But if you’re heading our way this summer, you might be missing out if you only keep watch for dorsal fins. Play the Jaws soundtrack on your phone and keep […]