Life On St John

It's 4:30 in the afternoon and I just said to Shaun, "I'm so dirty." His response: "That's island life." That comment made me laugh and got me thinking. I'm reflecting on the past week and how life on St. John is a dramatic changeĀ for our family. Like today, for instance I took a nap and woke up so hot and feeling so exhausted that I asked Shaun if he thought I had contracted Chikungunya, a ...

Amazing Day on St. John

After our trip today to St Thomas, which thankfully has some more affordable prices on essentials, I can officially report that living in paradise still is not cheap! Even if you ferry over to the busier island to buy groceries, cleaning supplies, and other must-haves, you still have to pay $50 for the round trip car ferry and drive around to multiple places using your expensive fuel to search for the best deal. However, having ...

When Pigs Fly

You know how when you see a picture of the Colosseum, you automatically think Rome? And when you see the Eiffel Tower, you are mentally transported to Paris? Well, for many of us, seeing Ziggy's posts everyday makes us feel like we are in a tropical paradise where it's sunny and perfect and everything is as it should be in the world. For Ziggy's friends and loyal followers, it has become part of our morning ...