Adventure, Food

Fish in the Florida Keys

We've been spending a few weeks in the Florida Keys, enjoying life oceanside. We took a "party boat" out one day, the term for a charter boat that packs in customers and takes them out to fish on the ocean. We chose to go with Robbie's Marina in Islamorada, a sportfishing capital of the U.S., and,… Continue reading Fish in the Florida Keys

Adventure, Food

Cayman, Take 3

What to say about a great trip. It's hard to articulate. That feeling of satisfaction that puts you into total relaxation, not just in the moment but every time you remember it.  Such was my third journey to Cayman. One of the reasons this trip resonates is because my husband and I had a friend's… Continue reading Cayman, Take 3



It's incredibly rewarding to use ingredients that you've caught yourself. This ceviche was made from lionfish caught right from the ocean (see last post). Serve it in a wine glass for an extra classy touch. Ingredients: lionfish, cut into small chunks 1 small onion, sliced 1 small tomato, sliced vinegar 1 lime olive oil salt… Continue reading Ceviche

Adventure, Food

Lionfish, Fresh From the Ocean

My husband and I currently live in Jamaica. While it doesn't have all the comforts and conveniences of living back home in the States, it does have its perks. We're both divers, and while the reefs have declined here--overfishing is an issue, so there's not much big, plentiful marine life--it's still an interesting place to… Continue reading Lionfish, Fresh From the Ocean