+ sometimes when you're hitchhiking alone in the rain, a taxi driver will take pity on you and take you straight to the coffee shop, free of charge. "today is your birthday," he'll say.
+ after 5 months of constant sun exposure, your skin can still burn when you're working a 6 hour trip on a day with no wind.
+ days off are best spent prancing around the house in underwear & your favorite shoes, while emailing strangers from around the world to ask if you can stay with them for free...
+ in st thomas, it's illegal to consume hard liquor before 4pm on good friday. but you can drink beer on your boat during maintenance at noon.
+ if you ever have to decide between walking along the waterfront with an intelligent & funny, but troubled guy, or going to a club with friends & having empty conversations with drunk strangers, pick the waterfront. every time.