• Island Life
  • Valentine’s Day Realities

    This Valentine’s Day, our family is feeling all the loves that a family can feel while engaged in high fevers, sore throats, and hacking coughs. Sadly, there is little romance (or chocolate or fine wine) to speak of in these here parts today. So instead, I’ll leave you with a picture of what Baby-Girl thought, […]

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  • Don’t Give Up the Ship

    You’ve probably heard a version of the story of Captain James Lawrence, the American naval officer who, during a battle in the War of 1812, reportedly told his men “Don’t give up the ship!” as he lay dying of his wounds. In my opinion, this seems part glorious and part stupid, with the size of […]