Saipan is really, really very far from the U.S. mainland. According to a stat I came across a few years ago but can’t be bothered to go back and locate, only Guam is further away and only by a hair–or, okay–maybe a hundred miles. If the United States counts the island of Saipan (along with… Read More A Good Read and “Liberation Day”
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It just seemed so perfect that this is stamped onto a dingy wall of a building that houses a tiny grocery mart plus laundromat.
We lived on Saipan for over a year, from June ’14 to the following summer. Then we said goodbye to our island buddies and lifestyle and returned to being “Mainlanders.” So why would we move back to Saipan? We have gotten that question a lot. Let me see if I can answer it… … Read More Why we are going back