Category: Rock Reality

Keeping it real about life on a rock.

They Come and They Go

They Come and They Go

There’s a phenomenon all too familiar to anyone who lives on a Caribbean island. It is one that is sometimes bittersweet and other times truly heartbreaking. But on occasion, it is cause to celebrate. It...Read More
You Can’t Always Get What You Want

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Humor is an essential part of island life. After all, when a flying cockroach the size of a sparrow decides to take flight straight at your head, the only response (after shrieking and running full...Read More
Pretty Things

Pretty Things

Life on an island can be difficult. I know...hard to believe. But true. It is a harsh place to exist, actually...at least my rock. Arid, hot and dusty...not really the tropical isle of one's dreams....Read More
Letting Go

Letting Go

Today is Good Friday. At least for my Christian friends. A day that signifies suffering and death and sorrow (not to put too morose a spin on the day...but it is what it is). And...Read More
Dreams vs. Reality

Dreams vs. Reality

How you imagine an Island Girl spends her day off in paradise... How an Island Girl really spends her day off in paradise... Reality check. You're welcome.