Category Archives: Island Home

Island Home Saga Continues

First it was the razor wire along the top of the fence between the Schmidts and adjacent properties — including that of Al Fin’s family. Then it was the guard towers at the Schmidt property corners, with remote controlled cameras, … Continue reading

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Guest Posting by Charles Kingsley

Guest post byCharles Kingsley I am a 39 yo freelance author married to my 27 yo wife Layla, an illustrator of children’s books. We have two young boys, 19 months and 2 months, both of whom are being home-schooled. My … Continue reading

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I Was Trying to Daydream But My Mind Kept Wandering

By Emma, age 10 Daddy’s been teaching my step-mom Nadia and me how to meditate, but I’m not sure I completely get it. I keep asking him what I’m supposed to think about while I’m sitting there, but he says … Continue reading

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What Is This Meditation BS? by Valerie

Hi, readers! This is the preternaturally bright android Valerie checking in after a long holiday break. “Where does an android go for the holidays?”, you may ask. And I could tell you, but then I’d have to kill you! Ha! … Continue reading

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A Conversation Around Breakfast

I was already grouchy when I walked down the stairs to the breakfast table. Everyone was there eating, as usual. No one waited for me — I get no respect! “What’s wrong, Daddy?” chirped 9 year old Emma, the joy … Continue reading

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