Month: April 2014

Another Amazing Day


Ahh, life… It just never ceases to amaze. Today I was down by my boat doing some bird watching after washing the dock off – the wind was too much and I did not want to get blown off of the dock into the…

All is Well!


My new adventure as the caretaker here on Protection Island is shaping up quite nicely. Yes, it has been quite a change going from being the caretaker on the spit. There, they have approximately 80,000 to 100,000 visitors a year. Here, it is just…

I Had a Staredown With a Hummingbird


Yesterday I took the day off. Well, for the most part I did (I thought it would be wise to go check on my boat). I got some things done – pictures set out, things put away, tossed a few things away – that…

Remember When…


…before microwaves were all the rage and “T.V. Dinners” were in foil pans and they were 45 minutes in the oven? Well one other thing I did not mention is that there is no microwave out here where I am now. Nope, not a…

A Step Into the Past


Well, I have been on the island about three days now. Being the only one here makes it rather interesting to say the least. The cabin sits in the middle of a giant gull colony. No the gulls are not giant, the colony is….

Finally!


I write this post as I am sitting here in the cabin on Protection Island. I’ve got a nice wood fire going in the stove and I am enjoying a cocktail after a busy and hectic last few days. I am now the caretaker…

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