Monthly Archives: September 2011

A real Tortola BBQ

A couple weeks ago an email was sent out to many of the staff at school saying, “There just isn’t enough time to hang out on the weekends, let’s start a mid-week rotating dinner party.  You attend, you agree to … Continue reading

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Earthquake!

As I was teaching Sign Language Club after school today, it sounded like someone dropped a bowling ball upstairs and everything in the room shook.  Turns out it was an earthquake!  They are pretty common here, though I did get … Continue reading

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Laundry and Dolphins!

Sunday is laundry day.  Tony was off the the laundromat:while I headed to the Harbour Market for some groceries:Don’t worry though, it wasn’t all chores on Sunday.  We found a little time for ‘beachin’ it” at Smuggler’s Cover, one of … Continue reading

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Flora and Fauna

Saturday brought our second attempt and failure to launch the boat.  Once again we were in the water before realizing our issue.  This time it’s new spark plugs.  Luckily we found someone who knew more about boats than we do … Continue reading

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Top Ten

Things I Miss About Scarborough: 1. The people!!  I hope you’re all doing well!  So far I’ve only Skyped with my mom, but I’d love to talk to someone else as well! 2. A cafeteria.  This was what happened at … Continue reading

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“Rain, Rain, Go Away…”

It’s been a rainy week here in the BVI.   Luckily, though, we were still able to get out on Doug and Kathy’s boat for dinner on Friday.  Actually, we’d invited them over to our place for dinner, and they said, … Continue reading

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“I’m on a boat, ______” *

*Tony did not feel the former titler was appropriate! Today was boat day!  Our new-to-us 15 foot rib was delivered to the school today!  Tony kept walking around with a silly grin on his face, saying, ” I’m a boat … Continue reading

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House Tour

Okay, I’ve been promising house photos…  since we finally have internet I can deliver on that promise!  Please bear in mind that we’re still moving in, so it’s still pretty cluttered as  I figure out where to put things. First … Continue reading

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Monday

Monday 5 September Today Tortola and I are not friends… Tony and I left work asap in order to run some more errands to settle into the house.  We visited the Qwomar (or is it Quomar?  The signs say both!) … Continue reading

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Saturday

Saturday Every day starts early here in the BVI… I don’t know why, but I’m always up by 6:30 here… and Saturday was no exception.  The boys had plans to play tennis at the Racquet Club in town and the … Continue reading

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