• Island Life
  • Over the Bridge

    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, here’s […]

  • Education
  • Resignation

    This post is long overdue; it’s taken me time to write about something I’ve wrestled with for a while. While I’ve been much blessed, these last three years have also included private struggles and challenges. One fallout of these challenges was, after over a year of contemplation and prayer, my decision to resign from my […]

  • Island Life
  • Irma and Beyond

    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. There’s a strange thing about hurricanes; the before is often so beautiful, […]

  • Parenting
  • Coquina Clams

    Disclaimer: I am not a scientist. Anecdotal evidence to support disclaimer: Last week, my younger son was explaining an experiment he wanted to conduct. After about five minutes, he stopped, looked at me and said, “Mom, you have no idea what I’m talking about, do you?” No sir, I did not. I suspect it had […]