People ask me, “with all the devastation caused by Irma and Maria, do you still want to be an island girl”? “HELL yeah!”, I respond every time. Now more than ever. Yes, it will be hard. I know that. But the islands hit by these Cat 5 hurricanes need us more than ever. We’ll be … Continue reading Yes, I STILL Wanna Be an Island Girl!
Kenny Chesney 2017
‘Would you like to try a little treat?’, asks our friend Casilda this morning at breakfast. Of course I didn’t hesitate to grab one of the little donut-hole shaped balls. To my surprise…instead of the sweet donut-like confection I imagined … was this amazing spicy burst of flavor. Casilda pointed to the tree behind where … Continue reading Spicy Balls (Tamarind, of course)!
Lounging on my favorite beach chair in front of the One Love in Jost Van Dyke, I notice tons and tons of these green fruity bunches hanging from the tree above me. Sure, I’ve seen them before but I’d never seen the bountiful bunches of grapes quite like this — since we usually don’t travel … Continue reading Do You ‘Sea Grapes’?