Ready to ditch those mukluks and throw away your snow shovel as you reach retirement? When we think about our golden years, we picture them as being relatively carefree. Many people reading this may envision living out their retirement years on a tropical island like Jamaica. Sitting under a palm tree, cold drink in hand
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I remember that first trip to Jamaica like it was yesterday. As we rode the shuttle bus from Montego Bay out to the resort in Negril, I watched the scene unfold like a sad photo album. That drive along the north coast of Jamaica revealed broken down buildings, unfinished homes and trash scattered in the
The deeper I transition into this process of living on a Caribbean island, the more complicated I’m realizing it is. There are many tradeoffs when choosing a Caribbean lifestyle. At times, living in Jamaica makes me feel I’m navigating ship in the dark. I’ve made some mistakes that have set me back dearly but I’ve also
In my little town on the south shore of Jamaica, we enjoy an interesting cross-section of people, backgrounds and personalities. A lovely mixture of people who’ve settled here from around the world, called “expats,” foreign tourists and local Jamaicans, making our little slice of Jamaica especially diverse. It’s been important find my place among these
Only in “middle age” chronologically, I seem to inhabit the body of an old lady in everyday life. I creak and crack worse than most ninety year olds. My body, having stood the test of birthing 10 babies and running a goat farm for 20 years, now rebels against me. Lupus and rheumatoid arthritis swell