Is this really Christmas in the Cayman Islands or is this a dream? Our lives have changed so much in five years. When we first got married we were small town people used to life in Idaho moving to the big city of Boston. Now we’re big city folks living in a small town in the tropics...We hold on to Christmas traditions as a lifeline to our former lives, a bridge of hope into our new lives.
The First Rain on the Island Day 20 After three and a half weeks on the island it finally rains. The weather app on our phones forecasted rain every weekend we’ve been here. We expect rain at least three times a week. For three weeks there is nothing (read: lots of sunshine) even as dark…Read more The First Rain and Natalie’s Birthday
Day 8 -14 New Apartment With the help of a man everyone in the office calls Mr. Derrick, we moved to corporate housing this week. He is always Mr. Derrick, while his boss is known as David. As far as I know, Mr. Derrick’s responsibilities in the office are to drive the office van to…Read more Olding Days, Christmas Trees, and Thanksgiving