I'd have thought he'd like Survivor. They kept showing pictures of snakes & other creatures.
Oh, and if I'm never seen or heard from again it's because I'm taking LIAT today. 🙁
Trade he was tired, way past his bedtime and he wasn't getting my undivided attention. Survivor has too many bikinis and not enough wild life for him. Well not his kind of wild life anyway. LOL.
Good luck on your trip and I'll pray that you don't end up on lost.
Hey where did you go trw...working OT again? This thread has become a part of my daily routine, and I look forward to reading whats on your mind...
btw, I would also like to wish Lizard a safe return...hope NYC is a blast!
hiya Teri,i'm just really tired right now and my brain is mushy from dealing with people for 16 hours a day more or less,stx is in the bottom of the curve cycle as far as tourists go, the hotels just kinda emptied out about 4 days ago and have about 3 more days of slowness and then everything fills up again for 6 weeks of non stop busy, i'm trying to dig myself out and i'm just not feeling very "talkative" right now, i did go to the beach yesterday for about an hour in the morning with 2 friends and it was great to be around "normal"non food and beverage people for a change,for those of you looking to live here,i'm obviously not the "norm, i push myself way to hard by working the hours i work,i do this by choice because hey i've got 20 good years left before retirement comes looming around the corner, so i work like i do to achieve some goals i've set for myself to accomplish by the time i'm 50.
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Date: February 08, 05:41AM
apparently i left the hose from my well running when i went to carambola last night for a burger and someone was nice enough to come in my yard and turn it off for me,and i just looked at all the mls listings for lavallee and the cheapest house is listed at 290,000 so i'm glad i bought my place after lenny went through,i'd never be able to afford anything now,it's another one of those can't sleep nights, woke up at 3 and just stayed up
I've been watching this MLS listing when it starte at 310,000. It dropped a couple months ago and I think it is still too high.
I'm seriously revising my opinion of LIAT. All the employees were friendly, helpful & polite & the planes took off ON TIME in both directions. I'd heard it improved & I'm thinking this may not be a total fluke. 🙂
yeah marlene, the house itself needs lots!!!!! of work but the view is great,it's probally worth 150-175 max but this area is turing into the new gold coast, the price for a crappy piece of land here with no view whatsoever is laughable, the best chunk of property up here is the village from sylvies all the way down to the road,i'd love to see a developer come in and buy that whole chunk up!!!! and i'd love to see the "tree" go away and all the shenanigins that go with it, that whole corner needs to be cleaned up it's downright trashy and so in short if they want to "sell" a house for that kind of money they need to clean up the area first.
Picked up hubby from the airport. His plane was 30 minutes late. We stopped at Chenay for a Mahi sandwich and to let JJ hunt crabs. It is a ritual for us on days we pick up daddy from the airport. JJ went straight to the bar and asked for a cup to collect his crabs in which they always graciously provide with a smile. After a while groups of tourist arrived with lots of kids, delighting JJ, who quickly ran over to show them his collection of creatures. The kids thought he was very cool, even the older boys. They all ran after him as he showed them his crab hunting places under the bushes and boats. Some of the parents were not so thrilled however with that unkept "island boy" with scratched up mosquito bitten legs and dirty nails luring their children under bushes to find crabs. They have no clue that every night I scrub his hands and feet with a nail brush, peroxide, neosporin and bandaid every bite and scrape. It's ok. Just another day in paradise for JJ.
Trade, I am glad that you made it back safely and did not end up on an episode of lost. I hope your trip was for fun and not work.
For the rest of you. If you are sick and tired of JJ stories, let me know. As you can tell by my posts that my adventures are quite limited. LOL
Not tired of "JJ and the Hermit Crabs", stories (sounds like a good childrens book!). Like reading all of the posts they keep me going. Can't wait to get back to STX on Friday!!!!! I'm freezin!!!
dougtamjj, i'm a born and raised crucian and also a mother of a little 1 year old. i enjoy hearing your stories about your little jj, because i can just picture my little one doing the same things that jj does when he gets older. he's a year and a half and is already adventurous. i also love trw's stories, i look forward everyday to ready and enjoy them.
i absolutely love reading about the new crucians take on life on st. croix, and the virgin islands period. like i said i was born here and raised here, but i moved to Georgia with my mother and graduated from high school there. eventually i decided to move back home, so i kind of understand the stuff that transplants go through when moving to the islands for the first time. i guess i just have it a little bit different since i have a lot more family here and experience. (laugh)
dougtamijj...O'KAY...YES...I AM TIRED OF THE JJ STORIES...THANK YOU FOR ASKING!!!
Let's get back to what this website is supposed to be about...moving to the VI!!!
dougtamjj, I am not tired of your stories & I disagree with the post that was left by Julie. For some people a part of living includes their children. So as a mother considering to move to STX with my family, I am very intersted to know what other families are doing and what their day-to-day life consists of. In fact, I appreciate you for taking the time to share your stories w/ us!...besides, I'm pretty sure one could find a different thread to follow if this one was not of interest to them!
Julie this thread started out as "a day in the life".................... There are lots of other threads on this web site about moving to the VI, maybe you would be happier reading one of those.... this one has gone in many directions, all enjoyable I would say.
I totally agree with Teri in that I love to hear what other people who have children are spending their time doing. All of the message threads are of interest to someone...if you don't agree, just don't read them or bother posting.
julie i started this thread so people from up there could read about the daily stuff we do and deal with here, we already know your personal feelings from other threads, you hate it everywhere on the island except for your barstool at the brew pub, and so it would be nice if you could leave us and our daily "diaries" out of your line of sight and go haunt someplace else,i get enough negative crap just fighting the daily petty battles at my 2 jobs that are a part of living here and people like you truly wear me down with all of the negativity you spew.
You are quite welcome Miss Julie. Why don't you share some of your stories of life on STX. I am sure I would find them quite entertaining. Let's see, what I know so far is that you hate fredricksted, you drive a convertible, you like to drink and party, men like to buy you and your friends drinks, you challenged Alexandra on one post that you could get her husband to buy you drinks, you have been here for 6 years, oh well, I would have to research a little more to remember anything else and I'm tired. Running after a 4 year old crab hunter every day is exhausting especially when you are an old lady like me. Please post more on this thread about your life. It sounds so exciting. Have a good night dear. Be safe driving home.
This is such a nice thread. I am sorry to bring any negativity to it. I would love to see it continue on a positive note.
I had a rough day today but too tired to post about it. JJ and hubby went to divi and played miniature golf and of course hunted crabs. Good night all.
Did you ever wonder what trolls did before the internet? Prank phone calls, I suppose.
I want a daily report on our favorite crabhunter! Does he name all his friends? I don't feel like going to work today. It's cloudy this AM & if it's rainy all day it makes me want to curl up with a good book. Not easy to do at work.
Good Morning Trade,
Yes, he names them all JJ crab. We paint JJ on the shells of the larger ones and release them. Usually we will see one crawling around in the gardens and say there goes a JJ crab.
Lewelyn, the famous captain of Charis had a heart attack Fri afternoon. I have'nt heard about how he is doing but hope he is better. He had a group on a sail to Buck Island and was returning and was stricken. The ambulance met the boat and they said he was alive. He could probably use some prayer or good vibe from us.
As of yesterday I heard he was alive, doing well and receiving visitors at the hospital.
That's good news. Isn't it true the first 24-48 hours are most important after a heart attack? Hope he continues to recover.
Amazingly the traffic was really light this morning especially for a 3 ship day.
HE was lucky---not only was there a physician on BI when this happened, but also a defibrillator. Had numerous stents put in at JLH.
Wow!!! He WAS lucky. I guess it wasn't his time to go.