Tag: reality

The Difference A Year Makes

The Difference A Year Makes

You know those "you have memories" posts you get in your Facebook news feed? Most days, I just glance at mine and keep scrolling. Sometimes I smile at a photo that takes me back to...Read More
When Home Is Nothing Like Home

When Home Is Nothing Like Home

For the most part, I've adapted to the interminable lines that precede virtually every activity here that requires a visit to a government (or pseudo-government) office. Or any place where queues tend to form. You...Read More
Vitamin Sea Therapy

Vitamin Sea Therapy

"The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears or the sea." ~ Isak Dinesen This is my favorite quote. Ever. I first read it in a Jimmy Buffet autobiography, when he paraphrased it....Read More
Hold On

Hold On

Normally, I would be writing something funny or witty (to me, anyway) to post on a Wednesday. But this week is different. This week, a monster storm is pummeling the tiny rocks to my north....Read More
The Trouble With Paradise

The Trouble With Paradise

Well...not really. There is no real trouble with paradise, it just seems like it sometimes. After all, paradise is pretty much that...paradise. The sun rises, the palm trees sway, the turquoise sea sparkles like a...Read More