Daddy, can we go back to your island?
Almost every morning since returning from our last trip to our home island of St. Croix, it’s the same: my youngest gets quiet, introspective, and then the longing sets in. Though the question remains the same, the reasons vary: to swim in mommy’s favorite beach, because the food is so good, because the sunsets are so beautiful, to swim with the fish, to go sailing, because it never snows there.
There are probably a million reasons percolating in his mind. What are yours?