Monthly Archives: February 2012

Booked!

I’m excited to announce that I’ve booked my tickets home over Spring Break!  Tony will be staying here on Tortola all by his lonesome, and I’ll be singing “Kansas City, here I come!”  Mark your calendars for April 2nd – … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

The last several years, for Valentine’s Day, we’ve done dinner at home or ordered Papa John’s heart shaped pizza deal.  For our first Valentine’s Day overseas, though, Tony went all out!  I was called to the office first thing this … Continue reading

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Tough Times Ahead

Uh-oh, ladies and gentlemen.  There are tough times ahead for the Snethen Household.  Our stash of Newman’s Own Mango Salsa is steadily dwindling! We discovered this little Delight in a Jar shortly after arriving on island.  In fact, Tony only … Continue reading

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Beauty and Spell Check

We’ve been  here now for over 6 months and I still cannot get over how much beauty is all around us.  Last week I was running errands after school and saw this as I was turning out of the grocery … Continue reading

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Visitors! Part I

Last weekend was Mid-Term Break for Trimester 2, so we had Thursday and Friday off school.  On Thursday evening Mom and Dad McNicoll arrived from Kansas City!They’d been up since 4am and had a harrowing experience on the ferry from … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review – Tamarind Club

Wow!  There’s been so much going on lately, that I’m really behind on my blogging!  Ok, ok, I’ll admit it.  I’m behind because Tony and I have discovered that new TV series “The Firm,” based on the John Grisham book … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review – Brisani’s

A Friday evening will often find us sitting under the palm trees at The Watering Hole.  Last Friday, though, we decided to venture out and try something new.  Brisani’s, at Prospect Reef, is a lovely little place right on the … Continue reading

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All before noon…

The boat is laden with people.  There are eight, in fact, on a boat that could hardly seat four comfortably, as well as bags, towels, lunch coolers, shoes, and snorkel gear.  How did we end up all together, crashing through the waves, … Continue reading

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Sometimes…

I know it seems strange, but on rare occasions this winter in the Caribbean I’ve found myself feeling the urge to wear a warm, comfortable, winter sweater. 

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