Jen and the Stingrays. Sounds like an awesome band name. For the last two weeks we were rocking with Jen Tanner here in the Cayman Islands. She'd just graduated from Weber State and decided she needed a tropical vacation as a graduation present to herself (good choice Jen). It'd been 7 years, so a reunion…Read more Jen and the Stingrays
“Of course, of course! Come on in!” Carey says, and waves me in. A little startled, I follow him into his shack and into a shack full of more women’s underwear than I’ve ever seen outside of a department store. Carey explains that this is his collection, and that he’s trying to break the world record for women’s underwear. He assures me that it’s nothing rude, crude, perverted. All the underwear is donated freely.
I think our car is homesick We drive a 2009 Honda Fit RS, a model generally only available in Japan. The Fit is the most common car on the island. In the average Caymanian parking lot, you will see two or three Fits parked, Alabaster Silver, Mystic Yellow, Milano Red, gleaming in the tropical sun (our par…Read more A Homesick Car
Day 58-77 We move into a new apartment with a view of the ocean on the south side of the island. Through the palm trees and the villa style arches of the patio the ocean looks like a calm lake, clouds shimmering in the water, the waves breaking in the distance. In the mornings the…Read more Welcome to the Rest of Your Life Pt. 2
We move out of the corporate apartment we've been staying in tomorrow. As a farewell present, the weather threatened rain, heavy winds and a turbulent sea. I felt tiny in the water. I didn't plan on going into but it came up my shins, drenching my pant legs. At that point, whatever. The waves filled…Read more The Waves of Seven Mile Beach
Day 49-50 New Year’s Eve New Year’s Eve is a quiet affair in our house. Natalie is sick so our plans are simple—a Star Wars marathon, and watching whatever fireworks we can see from our patio. We eat leftover tikka masala, dipping beautiful pieces of roti into the red sauce as Han, Luke and Leia…Read more The Good Things of 2016