Hey everyone -quick update before I am back in the land of NO Electricity or internet - I am currently in St Lucia doing the last of my errands / shopping and sourcing today. If you would like to support / sponsor or purchase anything specific for GENERAL relief (no private packages - I am … Continue reading Quick update: Nov 21, St Lucia
It's been hard for me to update for many reasons, first is that Dominica still has no power, so to charge my laptop or phone I rely on my car battery, or the generosity of someone with a generator. Then if I want internet I have to drive or walk to Picard to use the … Continue reading Tough Updates
It's been 44 days since hurricane Maria. The photo below was taken Oct 29 2017, in Toucari Bay Dominica... (all photos and video in this blog taken by Richard post hurricane Maria) I am currently in Orlando florida, in a hotel room I should have been sharing with Rich, while he is at in Dominica … Continue reading Post Maria / DEMA Update
Hurricane Maria made direct contact with Dominica a month ago ... our lives have changed drastically since that day.
Before I tell you all our hurricane story - let me cut to the most important and pressing issue .. Relief. I have loved Dominica for many years, and have been lucky to call her my home since June 2016. Sadly, much of our beautiful nature island has been reduced to rubble and debris, but though … Continue reading Hurricane Maria Relief
I woke up this morning to sunshine and chirping birds, clear skies and no wind. It’s warm and clear, the water looks calm and people are going about their sunday routines. I take another sip of my homemade pumpkin spice latte and sigh. The past few days have been beautiful, just like this, but we’ve … Continue reading Hurricane Irma
When I moved to Dominica I joined a facebook group called Girls Love Travel (GLT). I wanted to connect with women who shared my wanderlust and who also might be looking for some place to get away from it all, recharge, explore, be adventurous and feel safe even while traveling solo - which is how … Continue reading Girls Love Travel
A year ago I would have said I was late, today I'm right on island time. On June 8th of 2016 Rich and I landed in Dominica with Dexter, Pierre and 99% of our worldly possessions, a year later we still feel brand new to this island and totally at home all at the same … Continue reading 1 Year On Dominica
My birthday's have held special significance the past few years. Richard's first trip to Dominica was for my birthday, we were engaged a few days after my birthday on our layover in Puerto Rico. A year later we were celebrating my birthday in Las Vegas just a few days away from leaving for a week in … Continue reading Island Birthdays
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