• Island Life
  • Drop, Roll, Fly

    One morning, you all wake up and decide it’s the day of the pit. You start with planning and digging. This takes time, but once it’s done, you’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 […]

  • Island Life
  • No More Princesses on the Beach

    One day recently, the kids and I went out to the beach in the early part of the afternoon, and the kids immediately ran out into the ocean. When they came in later, one at a time, I offered each of them a towel. All three promptly and soundly rejected my offer. You would have […]

  • Island Life
  • Diving In

    On the island, the ocean isn’t the only thing meant for diving in. After a push, the sand by the deck becomes, for some, the beach’s new trampoline park. In the end, the only thing it doesn’t have is the bounce. I guess when you’re a kid, you don’t really need the bounce.