Couple Leaves It All Behind for Dream Job at Remote Lighthouse

Every year, two volunteer caretakers stay on Seguin Island for six months, helping to maintain the 64 acres of land and look after the property's lighthouse.
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Yeah. Okay. He. We're not lacking for anything here loses the much smaller cities and and even this is not the Boston city. It's nice to pull back into the coast. It's. A and yet. A missile or banana caretaker hearings when island. And I'm Patti Solomon and the other caretaker here on C lane. The Coast Guard takes care of the actual plate and the fog horn. And the grounds and buildings are taking care by Francis when Huntley station. And they put out an advertisement last September I think it was that we sauce and we responded channels. Soon it a summer caretaker couple. Every year since nine median and then we didn't Skype interview. We are the lucky once. And we worked together at home. For fifteen years. And were from North Carolina. So we did accounting software consultant whose super exciting. But it was a really nice business would love their customers but sitting behind investment community funeral but it was born and walk away. That all. But there's definitely an element of our friends and family newspaper cores of. I don't think one person could be out here by themselves. Not just the physical part of it but I think mentally being out here by yourself. All summer will be a little bit difficult. Yeah. Oh and normally we have people here. From mid to late morning all the way through. Seemed using mid afternoon I'm doing the towards the tower. Take up small groups victory either means Canada time. We've had some really funny questions. I'm from this their electric there. The giants play so yes there's electric and that's. It's. We've composting toilets. Inside and we get to clean periodically and and and that's enough details yet. The water on the island has too much to be which is why we get the water from all you know. We have. Five and six gallon jugs. That we App Store at the bottom of the hill we carry it down we fill them up from the larger drugs and carried a month. Generally take for granted that you have clean drinkable water. And it is something you have to. K eighty. OK. Any. You have to be self sufficient you have to. Be prepared to rely on yourself and hope that you have a good support system which we do put that you are alone. We're contend they don't feel lonely at all even completely fog again. You have to push this thing day away because. In the business world you need to be that way but in the real world outside of business. Things aren't as important as they seems.

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