Tag Archives: St. Thomas

The Search For The Perfect Christmas Tree, Part 1

A Century Tree sounded like a cool, island alternative to a regular imported fir tree. I had read somewhere that locals search for one in the wild, cut it down and decorate it – old school and exotic all at … Continue reading

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“Don’t Stop The Carnival”: A Classic Island Read

We had been on St. Thomas for four days (extremely hot, humid August days) with: a broken A/C; two fussy children confused by the nearly complete lack of furniture and toys; and two hissing cats behind the washing machine who … Continue reading

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Ants: A Love Story

Husband HATES ants with a passionate fury seldom seen in a reserved man of hard science. For his crusading pleasure, we have three wonderfully tenacious kinds of ants down here in St. Thomas (that I know of): ‘fire,’ ‘normal’ (how’s … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…

“Suddenly St. Thomas: A Stateside Mom Gone Island” will be my space to share many of the random, crazy, wonderful, frustrating, mundane, difficult, funny, and sometimes just unbelievable experiences that my family and I have had (and continue to have!) … Continue reading

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