Today I witnessed an accident. I saw a woman get hit by a car. I don’t mean to make this all about me, but it was very difficult and that was truly something I wish I could’ve gone my whole life without seeing. * * * I’ve found myself discussing with a few people lately … Continue reading
Category Archives: The Carribbean
We made it through the challenge…Summin it up!
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Well, time sure flies when your having fun! Our two months flew by in St. Thomas as we worked at Point Wellness, I teaching yoga and J giving massages. I got to make delicious foods at the delectable Barefoot Buddha Cafe and J headed up the kid’s Shakespeare Festival for Pistarkle Theatre for the second … Continue reading
Half way through the challenge!
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Here we are, already half way through our time on the island this time around. The weather has been beautiful and as I type this from my kitchen table, I have breeze blowing through the screen doors and a lovely view of the Pillsbury Sound–a place where the Caribbean Ocean meets the Atlantic. We are … Continue reading
St. Thomas Take 2, Zero Waste Challenge Week 1
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I arrived back “on island” this week (after being away for 8 months) and immediately started making decisions about the Zero Waste Challenge or ZWC, for short. As ideas started to become realities, it was time to set up some hard and fast rules. As we already established, J (my partner) and I are both … Continue reading
Packing for the Caribbean with Zero Waste in Mind
After floating a lot of ideas around about how to make this challenge a reality, it’s time to start packing. I’m using The Boy Scouts of America’s motto as I go–BE PREPARED. (My best friend, Kyle Dean, Eagle Scout, would be proud.) This is what makes me a meticulous and amazing packer…but also what causes … Continue reading
Here comes the “Zero Waste Lifestyle” Challenge
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Welcome to the beginning of my Zero Waste Lifestyle Challenge…2015…US Virgin Islands. So I’m headed to St.Thomas for a few months. My partner and I lived there last year for 6 months and although it is undeniably a tropical paradise, there was one thing that was practically unbearable for us…total lack of recycling! You could … Continue reading