kellymac
@kellymac
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Joined: March 12, 2005 7:50 pm
Topics: 11 / Replies: 115
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Re: We have another one!!!!

I agree with setting up with Ronnie first. Have some essentials packed and ready to mail out to you by your family/friends with more essentials when y...

17 years ago
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Re: Moving to STT in 3 weeks--HELP

when you get there pick up a Island Trader or have your new island buds look for you for places perhaps in town. Wouldn't be too bad for distance to ...

17 years ago
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Re: driving on the left...

My first driving experience on STT was by myself in a rain storm trying to find the place I had rented again on the North side of the island...FUN! A...

17 years ago
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Re: Shipping your car

You can sell your car and buy on the island...It is a pain from my experience shipping a vehicle. Others have found it worked for them...There are lot...

17 years ago
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Re: Childcare/Daycare Centers

I agree with Jane. YOU MUST DO A PREMOVE VISIT AND CHECK EVERYTHING OUT! life is not easy with kids on the island because there are so many "unknown"...

17 years ago
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Re: Lobstering

My husband dove all over the islands "bugging" as they call it. It is ILLEGAL to take a female lobster and when you lift them up you will see a ton o...

17 years ago
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Re: Anyone move down recently from the Kansas City area?

Island life was not for us. A lot of people can find true happiness there, but we had too many issues to stay. I had my baby there and didn't find li...

17 years ago
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Re: Anyone move down recently from the Kansas City area?

we moved from Kansas City and then just recently back. It cost us for a 40 ft. container with both our cars in it, furniture, etc...$10,000 when it wa...

17 years ago
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Re: basic info needed about St Thomas

I had my firstborn at the Hospital on STT like Onika. HMMM? Tough decision. At the time they didn't "offer" epidurals so I toughed it out and survived...

17 years ago
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Re: Insurance on the island

SRI NEVER PAID A SINGLE CLAIM OF MINE! I am still fighting with them over several of mine....They were valid claims!

17 years ago
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Re: Better to buy new or move items?

Keep your stuff in storage for year. If after your first year you love the islands then you can fly back and sell it all. We shipped via container g...

17 years ago
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Re: Insurance on the island

I say check into Cobra. I was covered with Cobra and was VERY glad I kept it going because it turned out later that Cobra was better insurance and "ch...

17 years ago
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Re: Is a car rental necessary?

driving on the left and on islands may not be a big deal to you, but some people get nervous about it so it's something to consider before renting a c...

17 years ago
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Re: Is a car rental necessary?

there are a TON of taxis. They do get expensive. You have to decide on your vacation if it's more important for you to get there safely and quickly w...

17 years ago
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Re: Moving to the Island, is it worth it?

My husband and I traveled St. Lucia, Mexico, Antiqua, VI, etc....throughout the years. We also decided to move because we fell in love with the island...

17 years ago
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Re: kmart and stateside gift cards

the kmart gift cards is a wonderful gift for you. We were able to use ours. Remember, there isn't the selection like the states so if there is someth...

17 years ago
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Re: Insiders View + Children

We also had our hopes set on raising our child in a laid back island way, but it was more stressful for us than living in the states. I agree on gett...

17 years ago
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Re: Opinions please, are we too negative, too positive or just right?

Amen, Ronnie! I think that sometimes people ask the same question just to let someone know they are around on the board! ( To potentially start a co...

17 years ago
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Re: Villa Fairview Hotel

JUST BUMPING THIS UP....ANYONE? RONNIE?

17 years ago
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Re: Do restaurants hire OLD people like me?? haha

OUCH! ONLY FIVE? ATTRACTIVE MUST BE "SUPERMODEL" TO YOU!

17 years ago
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Re: Duffy's vs. Havana Blue

Josh-If you PM me I will give you the email of my friend who was a bartender at HB just recently. He can answer a lot of your questions. My husband ...

17 years ago
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Re: Bad PR for St. Croix

now is sarcasm the way to go with this? No offense, but people pay good money to "visit" the islands ...I don't remember the last time I wanted to sp...

17 years ago
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Re: Duffy's vs. Havana Blue

you probably already know this, but you need a health card in order to work in restaurant ? my vote is if you are looking for money as far as barten...

17 years ago
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Re: YIKES!

Get on island, get an island trader, and sit at any local restaurants/bar and start talking to people. Word of mouth is the best way to find the right...

17 years ago
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Re: Been lurking a while.......

Teresa? HOw nice to see you still around on the board. I guess the people like us who decided to head back to the states are still eager to help.... :...

17 years ago
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