Originally posted 2016-06-27 17:00:50. If you’ve ever watched Public Broadcasting, you’ve probably seen a show called “Inside the Actor’s Studio”, hosted by a gentleman named James Lipton. The vast majority of them are on YouTube now as well, so you can catch them there. I’ve often wondered how some of the characters I enjoy on…

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Originally posted 2016-06-17 12:00:33. There I was; stranded, with no boat and only my waterproof backpack full of supplies with me. Me and my bright idea to for an afternoon swim in waters I wasn’t familiar with, let alone with someone. How did I get so far from the shoreline? I have such a great…

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Originally posted 2016-06-10 08:00:51. Freedom. “It’s just another word, for ‘nothin’ left to lose’”, as Janis Joplin stated. I think it’s a good song (Me and Bobby McGee), but a touch cynical. I think freedom is something a lot more than that. I’ll try to put it accurately into words. See, in Northern North America…

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Originally posted 2016-06-02 11:43:51. I finished my first workout at the MUA gym about an hour and a half ago. It was shorter than I will be doing from here on, but let’s face it; I haven’t spent time in a gym since my last visit to Crunch Fitness in Staten Island way back on…

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Originally posted 2016-05-30 07:19:54. A year ago, I was making excuses for not wanting to get off the couch in Staten Island, NY. My back was sore, my leg was bugging me, I had a migraine, I didn’t sleep well, blah blah blah. I was the queen of internal silent excuses, and the number one…

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Originally posted 2016-05-22 22:33:34. Making memories out in the ocean isn’t too difficult, but you’re going to want to keep a few things in mind: Respect the ocean. There is life that is MUCH larger than you. Don’t think because you cannot see it, that it cannot see you. The rule I was taught first…

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Originally posted 2016-05-20 12:00:57. “Nyaaaaaah!” “Yes, oh great one, what would you like?” I yawn. The supreme being looks away haughtily, before sashaying out of the room. I stand, and stretch. It is nearly two in the morning. “Coming oh exultant Elder Beast.” I know if she cared to respond, I’d likely be reprimanded for…

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Originally posted 2016-05-16 17:00:06. One of the things I had to prepare for in my move to the Caribbean was that there were no actual “pet stores” around Nevis and St. Kitts. We’ll eventually be able to ship things in, slowly, but in order for us to get used to how things are, we have…

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Originally posted 2016-05-13 12:00:48. Some days don’t give you the chance to breathe steady. Backing down the driveway, I figured it would be best, considering the pounding rainstorm and the softly crying beast in the soft kennel in the passenger seat next to me, that I wouldn’t be tossing the Bluetooth on when I started…

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Originally posted 2016-05-09 17:00:33. ASL: oh, wait, this isn’t 2000, and I’m not MSN Chat or ICQ… Let’s try that again. Hey everyone, clumsypixie here. For those who know me, you can just nod through all the parts you’re currently familiar with, so I can catch others up to speed about the world of the…

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Originally posted 2016-04-29 02:02:53. The New Journey Begins – March 27, 2016 There was slack in the belt. I didn’t care anymore that security had a malfunction with the card reader and almost made 7 plane’s worth of people delayed. I didn’t think about the fact that I had lost a lot of t-shirts and…

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Originally posted 2016-04-23 11:35:03. It’s 0430, still dark out, and yet Queen Nefertiti of the Apartment, Nia, has decided in her infinite feline wisdom to be my alarm clock for the day, demanding her bipedal female pleb come turn her tap on for water sips and slurps. Try as I might, I’m unable to find…

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Originally posted 2016-04-22 12:39:46. Today, April 22, 2016, at approximately 0730ECT (Eastern Caribbean Time), I had my first official “I’m swimming in an ocean!” moment. See, my virtual identity – The clumsypixie – isn’t just a cute, whimsically chosen name for Minecraft. It literally describes me in more than just two words smushed together. It…

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Originally posted 2016-04-15 14:37:17. Today was the first of probably many to come of not having internet on the island. Though I did pop online briefly at the boy’s work to send a couple of group “don’t worry messages”, I will say it wasn’t bothersome. For now. I do hope that it gets into a…

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Originally posted 2016-03-13 22:36:39. I love what MissLucy has decided to do for you, so I am officially requesting all of the members of this united internationally eclectic creative journey to write up their own introduction of top tens that they’d like to achieve and share with the world. Without further adieu, here are my…

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