Monthly Archives: March 2012

Language

It always cracks me up how frequently our conversations revolve around language.  Sure, we all speak English… well, technically.  That doesn’t mean we always understand each other.  Here are some examples: It’s only called Jello in the US.  Everyone else … Continue reading

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One Week

One week from today I will be homeward bound!  This will be my first time outside the BVI in almost 8 months!  Besides spending time with friends and family, I’m not sure what I’m most excited for… there are so … Continue reading

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New Wall Art

Just this evening a new, original art piece was added to the guest bedroom wall! I’ve been working on this one for awhile, as it took a long time to gather the materials.  Can you tell what it’s made of?  If you guessed … Continue reading

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Night of Nations

Last night was a big event at Cedar International School – Night of Nations.  It’s essentially a big food fest!  Families make traditional dishes from their home countries and others can purchase them.  Here you can see the Caribbean table … Continue reading

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Cheeseburgers in Paradise

Wednesday, the 14th, was my birthday!  Since it was in the middle of the week, Tony set up a little birthday shin-dig for Friday night at the Scrub Island Resort.  Scrub has a Cheeseburger in Paradise buffet on Friday evenings, … Continue reading

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Visitors!

Last Monday we had some visitors come to see us on Tortola!  Nancy, Office Aid Extraordinaire from Scarborough Elementary, and her husband Mikel (both avid readers of Our Teach Abroad Adventure) were here for Spring Break.  They chartered a boat … Continue reading

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Camping

Sunday night, after the ghut hike, 12 of us camped on Trunk Bay.  You can see our campsite on the beach here.  There are also 3 hammocks back in the trees. Trunk is on the northern side of the island and there … Continue reading

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Up the Ghut

Tony and his buddies have been talking about the Sea to Summit hiking challenge, and Sunday was the day. For some unknown reason, we ladies agreed to come along. Matt E mapped out the route for us via the Pockwood … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Day

Thanks to the fact that the BVI is a part of the British Commonwealth, we have another 3 day weekend, this one in honour of Commonwealth Day on Monday.  It’s been a great kick-off to the weekend so far. Bunny … Continue reading

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Salsa Update

Recently I shared with you all the travesty that is our rapidly depleting stock of Mango Salsa.  Thank you all for the outpouring of support over our dilemma!  Alas, Newman’s Salsa of any flavour continues to allude us.  As mentioned … Continue reading

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