Yet again, I still havenâ€™t fallen off the face of the earth. I may have fallen off the face of sanity, but on the upside, I appear to still be terrestrial. Here in the Island Family, we are in the middle of a three-month period where LCB and I mostly cross paths as ships in […]
If you are new to this tale, you may want to start here: Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, Part VII, Part VIII, Part IX, Part X, Part XI, and Part XII. The next four months were interesting. We took several trips to what would be our new island, […]
About three years ago, shortly after Thanksgiving, I wrote a post called Suspension. We had moved to a new island a few months earlier and had just been back for a visit to our old island, so I wrote about our feelings of being suspended between the two islands, of living â€œhalf in the old […]
There is, one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath. Herman Melville (Yes, itâ€™s from Moby Dick.) For other thoughts on the sea, see #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, and #10. Coming Next Week: An Island Mom’s Christmas […]
I love that there are so many, many opportunities to just be alone by the sea. For other things to love about island living, see #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11,Â #12, and #13. And shortly, Iâ€™ll be introducing a giveaway just in time for Christmas. Iâ€™ll give you a […]
For some, itâ€™s about the anticipation of the waves to come. For others, itâ€™s about what the waves leave behind. And then there are those who believe in the end, itâ€™s about letting the wave take you as far as it can.