Category Archives: Anguilla

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

  “No one goes there anymore, it’s too crowded.” Yogi Berra I recently moved to a resort town. Our tiny village of Estes Park, Colorado, has 6,000 full-time residents, yet nearby Rocky Mountain National Park hosted 4.5 million visitors last year, with … Continue reading

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If It Ain’t Broke

Consistency. It’s a huge part of my internal make-up. I believe if you find something worthwhile, you should a) appreciate it and b) keep it. That is why I have been married to the same mostly wonderful man for 31 … Continue reading

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Killer Kittens

Do you remember back in junior high when your English teacher would ask you to write about what you learned on your summer vacation? Well, as adults, we don’t really get  summers “off,” but in the spirit of the notion … Continue reading

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I Am A Liar!

  I am a liar. Oh, not on the level of a politician, or even a four-year-old boy covered head to toe in chocolate sauce, but I do occasionally enjoy a bit of prevarication. I consider it performance art, a … Continue reading

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Island Crabs

Being self-aware is a gift. So many of us go about our lives in an oblivious, bumbling fog,  blaming other people or situations for our own rather predictable reactions. The lucky few know themselves and can accurately forecast their conduct, … Continue reading

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Two Girlie Men and a Toad

Are you looking for the perfect island getaway? Ask me about Anguilla. Beautiful beaches, beautiful people, sunshine and rum punches. There is, however, one teeny weeny problem you should note … toads. The best way to enjoy this idyllic island is by … Continue reading

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I Cheated, Please Forgive Me

Dear Anguilla, I owe you a heart-felt apology. I cheated on you. Please forgive me. Her name is St. John. I don’t blame her, she is what she is. I blame myself. I was seduced by the newness of it … Continue reading

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