Ray Jason

Read more of Ray Jason’s work on his blog. “I live aboard my beautiful sailboat, AVENTURA, and wander the wide waters as an itinerant philosopher. My life is simple, free and joyous.” Ray currently lives on his sailboat in Panama. Previously he was a Key West cab driver.

Jun 022017
 
S G P - Fourth Anniversary

by Ray Jason……. Today is the fourth anniversary of my little blog. It has been a delight sharing my unusual perspective on the world with you, and I greatly appreciate your support and encouragement. Thank you so very much. Highlights from these last 12 months include the publication of my 100th essay and clicking over a quarter of a million visits to my site. Most amazing and pleasing. Special thanks to Naja who edits The Blue Paper in Key West. They have re-posted almost all [continue reading…]

 June 2, 2017  Posted by at 12:42 am Island Voices, Issue #221 No Responses »
May 262017
 
Domino Wisdom

by Ray Jason……. Years ago, I nick-named this modest little spot The Domino Triangle. It was too tiny for an actual building, so a tarp had been slung to provide shelter from the sun and the rain. Beneath it was a folding card table and some battered chairs, where the locals would play dominoes. When the tropical heat would begin to lessen in the late afternoon, the men would start gathering. They arrived with beer and a little pocket money. They also brought something that [continue reading…]

 May 26, 2017  Posted by at 1:06 am Island Voices, Issue #220 No Responses »
May 122017
 
IN PRAISE OF UNSAFE SPACES

by Ray Jason……. The waters of the Archipelago of Bliss have been a wondrous reservoir of inspiration for me as I meander through my Middle Years. My secluded life amidst these tranquil islands has blessed me with a perspective and clarity that is difficult to attain by those chained to the cacophony of the Real World.

 May 12, 2017  Posted by at 12:55 am Island Voices, Issue #218 No Responses »