Archive for the ‘Island Hoppin’’ Category

History is such a fickle lady, elevating certain stories to levels of yore while others are soon forgotten, lost forever in the ether of time.  History can be centered around a tale woven in the fabric of time a millennium ago, or it can share an allegory from recent times.  What factors affect those stories […]

I remember as if it were yesterday. We were all sitting in a circle on the floor at the teacher’s feet as she opened the book “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle. As she started the words “it was a dark and stormy night”, I felt chills run down my spine and from that […]

When you live on an island, taking an afternoon excursion can involve more than just a leisurely drive through the countryside.  Eventually all roads lead to the edge of the Earth, where the decision then becomes whether we find a boat and keep on going or don a wetsuit and start paddling!  On this warm, still day we thought […]

Looking Back

Posted: 19th October 2012 by ToadHollowPhoto in Island Hoppin', Photography

I find that it’s always important to stop and recognize a milestone when you encounter it.  Today’s post is all about this, as well as serving as a metaphor.  As those of you who follow us regularly know, we’ve just been featured as “Blog-of-the-month” in November 2012’s edition of Shutterbug magazine.  This enormous honor is […]