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Archive for October, 2015

New Zealand’s Te Araroa – A Speaking Tour

Te Araroa is trending.  While the Te Araroa Trust estimates there were 200 hikers on the trail last season when we were out there, those numbers are surely doubling this more »

9 Years

We celebrate 9 years of marriage today. And when I say celebrate, I mean it is like any other day because, well, we are on an island with no restaurants more »

Currently: October

Currently living/working in: Caretaking an island off the coast of New England and loving it!  Current mood: Happy! Currently thankful for: A simple and uncomplicated life on an island.  Currently proud of: more »

Island Life – Part 2

All the islanders are gone. Well, 1-2 will come back here and there, but for the most part, we are alone (aside from the hawks, herons and owls who haven’t more »

Island Life

We have settled in for our 2-month caretaking job on an island off the coast of New England.  Some of you have been quite curious about this gig! There is more »

And The Winner Is …

John Miller!!!!! John, please e-mail us your mailing address at so we can send you the awesome Princeton Tec Helix Basecamp lantern!!! Thanks to everyone who entered and thanks more »