Monthly Archives: February 2017

Damned Ceratopogonbudae!

(From Wiki) – Ceratopogonidae, or biting midges, are a family of small flies (1–4 mm long) in the order Diptera. They are also known as no-see-ums, midgies, sand flies, punkies, and others in North America, and sandflies[1] in Australia. (The … Continue reading

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Plato on LSD

Well, not exactly . . but pretty damn close. I have been reading Graham Hancock’s ‘Supernatural – Meetings with the Ancient Teachers of Mankind’ and just had to share one of the many interesting tidbits of information discussed in his … Continue reading

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Family and Friends Arrive Tomorrow!

February is a big month for us, and it starts tomorrow. We have family and many returning friends arriving, and we are renting an SUV for a week to explore hitherto unexplored (well, by us) parts of the island. I … Continue reading

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Why Naturism?

In my earliest memories as a child, I wanted to be naked. Strip off what my mother insisted I wear, and run wild. I inherently knew that it was my natural state. Yet, she insisted I wear pants. It was … Continue reading

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We’re Expecting ..

What you may ask? LOTS of noseeums for 4:44 here at dockside, that’s what! Well, maybe closer to 5:44. But they’re coming, and in DROVES. And no, they weren’t invited. They just show up. We do not recall a year … Continue reading

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Bush Medicine – Part Two

I have had one toe joint replacement already (in the left foot – and it didn’t go so well), and the other one has, intermittently, started to go bad, just like my thumb joints. Arthritis. So, after writing that blog … Continue reading

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This Just In

Sighted at Paya Bay … a diesel mechanic! He and one of the local staff members were working all day yesterday (and are still at it as of this posting), up at the generator building that overlooks our dock apartment. … Continue reading

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Happy Candlemas Day’s Eve

Great Googlymoogly! Yet another Groundhog Day has all but snuck up on us. Within 24 hours, we will all know whether or not we will have ‘six more weeks of winter’. Down here, you wish one of the Islanders a … Continue reading

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