Month: March 2015


Sandy Hook, NJ

(Note: This post is out of chronological order because we just found the photos again! Enjoy this hint of summer, from last summer.) I realized yesterday that of all the places I've featured on the blog, the one I've lived the longest is noticeably absent: New Jersey. Although I didn't grow up on the Jersey Shore, I'd thought often about the ease of taking the ferry straight to the beach since we moved to NYC. As it turned out, our friends invited us to join them to celebrate a birthday last…

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Cayman Islands, Part 2 (2015)

Aside from sitting on the beach and plowing through books and coconut water, we did some super fun and some super weird activities on Grand Cayman this year. First up, we went to Hell. There's actually a town called Hell, and it's basically just a strange post office that sells hot sauce and this little overlook over volcanic formations. The best part were the iguanas in the trees. Another new find this trip was a truly local restaurant. Situated very pleasantly right on the water, Heritage…

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Back to the Cayman Islands

We are back from our second trip to Grand Cayman, and while my eyes reflect the gray of a Brooklyn in seasonal transition here, they are still resonating with the aquamarine of Seven Mile Beach behind that. Most of our time was spent on the beach of the Caribbean Club, where we stayed. The beach is spectacularly clean, the sand doesn't burn your toes, and the water is so magical. My favorite moments of the trip were when Walker lifted me and spun me around in the water, making a round wave…