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 (predominantly USA more so…

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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 was “if it’s extremely…

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So today, I got to meet more beautiful Nevisians. They are gregariously kind. They embody everything that is good within the world. They care, they are selfless, and they are delightfully present in their lives. Kaylee desperately needs a cat scratcher, so I set out to buy the simple things today to make her one,…

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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 pixie. Basics: I’m in…

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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 a comfortable sleep position…

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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 is who I am….

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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 rhythm if possible, so…

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