Almost six years ago, I wrote this post to try to describe the feeling of traveling by bridge to an island. I imagine I could write multiple posts on the experience of crossing over, one for each facet of that movement from one world into the next. Maybe I will someday. But for now, hereâ€™s […]
Some of you have asked about Irma, about our experience with it and its impact on us. I am grateful for your thoughts, prayers, and well-wishes. We have indeed survived Irma, and far better than we thought we would for several days there. Thereâ€™s a strange thing about hurricanes; the before is often so beautiful, […]
One morning, you all wake up and decide itâ€™s the day of the pit. You start with planning and digging. This takes time, but once itâ€™s done, youâ€™re left with the task of deciding what to do with it. Rolling down the inside of the pit is a natural first choice, so you experiment with […]
LCB and I have an ability to act normal that we donâ€™t always use. Oh, the stories we wonâ€™t but could tell. But I will tell you that one of our occasional pastimes is to go out on the beach after dark, plop a couple of beach chairs in the sand, and watch for Running […]
When I was a child, I decided to dig a tunnel to China. Tales of the endeavorâ€™s high failure rates had reached my ears, but I reasoned this was due to a lack of tenacity and perhaps to digging too close to the earthâ€™s hot center.Â So if I just kept digging, I reasoned, and […]
I love, at dawn or dusk or both, the sight of gold breaking on blue. For other thoughts on island living, you may want to check out #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, and #15.