Rock Carvings

Our ancestors are totally essential to our every waking moment, although most of us don’t even have the faintest idea about their lives, their trials, their hardships or challenges. Annie Lennox The Petroglyphs I first visited this site near Reef Bay St John USVI in 2014 to find a young gentleman enjoying this serene spot.Continue reading “Rock Carvings”

The last Straw … in a good way

Attitude and enthusiasm play a big part of my life.I get excited about things that inspire me . Dwayne Johnson My sister in law, Nora , has accused me of being a rotating hobbyist . Mr. Webster says “a hobby is an activity done regularly in one’s leisure time for pleasure”, if this is soContinue reading “The last Straw … in a good way”

Christening

Naming a baby is an act of poetry , for many people the only creative moment in their lives. Richard Eyre Thousands and thousands of years ago Poseidon , if you are Greek, or Neptune , if you are Roman , same dude just different languages , began recording ship names in The Ledger ofContinue reading “Christening”

Ocean’s Seven

If you laugh, you think, you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you’re going to have something special . Jim Valvano Days spent on boat are almost guaranteed to be a full day . Ocean’s Seven is family oriented Beach Club with seasideContinue reading “Ocean’s Seven”

Leverick Bay

Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life. Werner Herzog Let’s face it , if you’re in the islands chartering a yacht or God forbid piloting your own boat than you have likely already pulled that a figurative boat over the figurative mountain, either that or you have been very,Continue reading “Leverick Bay”

Good Morning

Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. William Arthur Ward The same old same old … There is comfort in monotony. You’ve been there and done that. The days merge together. It’s easy and because each day is the same and because the routine has already been sorted there isContinue reading “Good Morning”

Guana Island

I think it’s my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may. Leonard Nimoy This isn’t where we had planned to spend the night . Harbor A and harbor B were not feeling quite right. Being perhaps a little picky we moved on to findContinue reading “Guana Island”

Roar

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. Henry David Thoreau Back in the eighties when Tommy worked on the docks and Gina was working the diner all day , Joe the anonymous aquarium enthusiast was importing Indonesian lionfish. In a copycat reenactment of innocentContinue reading “Roar”