Living in ZEN

Living in ZEN - Island Jane Magazine

The lifestyle blog of Karen Moore

Take a Break……Renewed Energy

Taking time away makes coming home feel 
so special. Recently, I returned from a cross-country road trip with my husband. I find myself calmer and filled with gratitude for so many things. We drove over 10,000 miles in 28 days, covering 22 states – the word that comes to mind to describe this experience is […]

Changing Seasons: A Natural Reset

Here in The Keys the fall is our slower season. Kids are back to school. We tend to have fewer visitors, less traffic and that means not as many people in and on the water. Overall, it’s a mellow time of year. Summer has heated the ocean to nice bath like temperature – I am […]

Summer in the Islands

As summer moves in, you can feel the energy shift. The wind dies down, the temperatures heat up, and that means it is an ideal time to be in, on, and around the water. From the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, the Keys archipelago is a water lover’s paradise–not to mention, the ocean […]

It’s Official – I Am A Runner

I ran the Keys100 Relay Race… It was a surreal event of strength, perseverance and team spirit. Months of training, talking, planning, motivating all comes down to the weekend that would change me at my core and bond me to five women forever. We call ourselves The Southernmost Mermaids. There we were six girls, one […]

Desire for a Better Life…

Every now and then, my husband Clint and I run across one of these Cuban refugee boats in the mangroves off of The Lower Keys.  Chugs are the names given to these make shift boats that are used for crossing the Atlantic in hopes of a better life in the U.S. Could you imagine what […]

Seven Mile Bridge Run – My Longest Run Ever…

The morning was perfect weather wise, actually a bit cool. I was quite anxious and found myself with an excessive amount of nervous energy. I am with girls from my core group of workout friends. Some racing to beat times from last year, some out there to just complete it, others doing it for the […]