I love that I am everywhere reminded of the beauty of light on water.
Thereâ€™s a whole world waiting at the waterâ€™s edge. Itâ€™s a world of in-betweens, a world where all seems possible, a world of suspension. Itâ€™s a world where you donâ€™t have to be girl to have a whole world waiting.
Lately, my youngest two children have come together over a shared purpose: keeping their parental units in a state of elevated blood pressure by arguing over all things inconsequential. Just as I once mentioned how diapers are as malodorous on the island as they are on the mainland, so also island kids can and do […]
Yâ€™all. Itâ€™s been three years. Itâ€™s been three years since the birth of An Island Mom. It seems like itâ€™s been three days in some ways and three eternities in other ways. To commemorate the major world event, Iâ€™ll share a few of the last yearâ€™s highlights, organized by category for your reading convenience. The […]
If youâ€™re new to this story, 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, and Part XI. I put the baby down, sat down, and cried while I told LCB my sorry tale. (I may have also […]
Of the many gifts that come from a life lived by the sea, the moments of solitude, with the ocean as backdrop, are among the ones I love most. Even more enjoyable than experiencing those moments firsthand, however, is watching them happen to somebody else.