Dominica Archive

  • dad

    Oswald Ivor “Jim” Green: Nov 1st, 1920 – Feb 13th, 2011

    My father died today. It’s been expected. I had a chance to go back and see him when we knew the end was near. He’s had Mantel Cell Lymphoma and although he “kicked it” when it first showed up five years ago, it came knocking […]

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  • SPFI

    Martinique At Last.

    We made it to France in time for my birthday!  Which means baguettes and Nutella for the kids and good wine and champers to celebrate my 39th year with . Yay! But we only just made it. Dominica didn’t want to let us go. On […]

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  • Blood-Shot Eyes


    I love physics. Particles that are waves. Objects that bend space. Tiny little things that occupy more than the 4 dimensions we can understand. But right now, physics is giving me a headache. First off, I’m proud chalk one more up for the good guys […]

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  • Feat moment

    {this moment}

    {this moment} – A Friday ritual via soulemama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to […]

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  • me

    When The Captain Was Away.

    James is on his way back to us yay !! Everything about having to be away has been horrible for James. With one small exception: I have been forced to take charge of the aspects of boat living that I usually try to avoid like […]

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  • Then there were 3

    Then There Were Three

    It finally stopped pouring rain and the sun came out, just in time for Lucy, John and Kailey to depart.  After three weeks of seven souls aboard they have left a lot of empty space. It feels oddly quiet and we keep setting too many […]

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  • China & Dominica

    Dominica Government and Gossip

    We love Dominica.  There are only 71,000 people here.  And unlike other small islands with similar populations (US Virgin Islands, Antigua, etc) there are no major developments: no five star hotels, no high-rises, no major corporations – with one interesting exception that I’ll get into […]

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  • Ronan loves Dominica

    Dominica the Bountiful

    All of the pictures below were taken on the same day.  They are an incomplete snapshots of the incredible variety of foods that can be found/grown on Dominica. Dominica is incredibly fertile.  Most of the islanders appear to grow at least some of their own […]

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  • Sunset F

    {this moment}

    As the sunsets on another year, I want to wish you all A Happy New Year and introduce a new ritual via Soulemama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, […]

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  • Boiling Lake Collage

    The 3 hour hike to the boiling lake

    That’s three hours one way.  It took us seven hours to get there and back.   zzzzzzzz…. what oh yeah the boiling lake. How to get to the boiling lake: You have to hike/walk whatever you want to call it or take a helicopter (like Oprah […]

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