Puppies!

This morning I met Cyber and Laser, the 2 Anguillian puppies I’ll be bringing to Connecticut with me tomorrow for adoption. The program is run by AARF (Anguilla Animal Rescue Foundation) and these… Continue reading

Island Ingenuity

Broom handle replacement, island-style! Probably stronger than the original, and will probably last longer than the broom bristles! Waste not: what a novel idea.

I see a tractor and a boat and…

This is a classic island scene: a tractor ready to pull a boat. So very islandy and crafty! I love it. Cracks me up whenever I pass this yard. Know what else I… Continue reading

8760. That’s All.

There are 8760 hours in this year and as of this post, about 319 of them are already used. 8760 doesn’t seem like a lot to me. In the past few years, I’ve… Continue reading

Anguilla Bench Series: Impromptu Island Benches 3

Benches. Make-shift benches, really. Everywhere. Purposefully placed seating in convenient spots with random wood. Don’t see ‘em at first but when you start paying attention, they’re all around.

Anguilla Bench Series: Impromptu Island Benches 2

Benches. Make-shift benches, really. Everywhere. Purposefully placed seating in convenient spots with random wood. Don’t see ‘em at first but when you start paying attention, they’re all around.

Kinda Just Like Calamari, Except It’s YARN.

I’ve never knit anything in my life and I don’t imagine myself going to pick out a skein of yarn anytime soon. However, if I was going to take up a new hobby,… Continue reading

Nobody on the Road, Nobody on the Beach

Off-season. I’ve been lost in the eerie quiet of the fall on Anguilla. I’ve barely written, struggling to stay focused after a summer of catching up, Connecticut-style: with the dentist, my favorite pizza… Continue reading

Grocery Shopping Day

Earthquake!

Have you experienced an earthquake? I’ve been in the same place at the same time as others who felt tremors but I’ve never felt any of those myself. There was even one here… Continue reading