We have some friends who have somehow achieved the impossible on a very expensive island: Managed to live on one minimal salary in order to have one parent stay at home with their daughter. Where they found the money, ability, and gumption I don’t know, but what I do know is that they, more than anyone else I know, enjoy life on an island.
They are gourmands and love to drink excellent beverages. They have lovely taste in clothes and always look fashionable. They are in better shape than I have ever been. A lot of people call them their favorite couple.
I’ve always wondered how they kept their heads above water, their daughter happy, and their marriage solid when they worried about money. But, like I mentioned before, happiness, wealth and contentment go hand in hand if you’re creative enough. And they’re very creative. They are great example of a simple island life. Continue reading