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My Expectations of St. Croix

In Inspiration, St. Croix Living by Sarah2 Comments

Truthfully, having never been to a tropical island prior to moving here…I wasn’t even sure what my expectations of St. Croix should be. Of course I had done a lot of research. I reached out to people who were either currently living on the island or had previously lived on the island. I had looked at a lot of pictures. …

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Jeepers Creepers

In Humor by Stewart9 Comments

Everyone wants to live in America’s Paradise…..Unfortunatley that includes some of God’s creeping creatures. With year round sunshine, and balmy weather, there are a myriad different bugs, spiders, lizards, and frogs. Now, this isn’t all a bad thing. Here are a few of the pros assoicated with their abundance. There are also a lot of millipedes known locally as Gongolo. …

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6 Ways to Save on Your Energy Bill

In St. Croix Living by Stewart0 Comments

Never fear, the content of this article isn’t nearly as diabolical as it sounds – It is an actual look at the price of electricity aka power. Do you know how much you pay per Kilowatt hour (kWh) of electricity used in your home, or do you just pay the energy bill routinely without ever thinking about it? I used …

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Coming Home to St. Croix

In Inspiration, St. Croix Living by Sarah4 Comments

It was only 9:30 when we got to St. Croix but the sun was unfamiliar in the sky and it seemed like 4:30 in the afternoon. Stewart drove us “home.” It had been what seemed like a long time since having our own home. Living in Stewart’s parent’s house was like a vacation. We rarely cooked our own meals. Our …

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The Great Rooster Symphony

In Humor, St. Croix Living by Stewart12 Comments

Welcome to Paradise – right? So far St. Croix has met all of my expectations for tropical paradise with one exception……Roosters! There are a Nipsey Russell of roosters running amuck about the island. Now, during the daytime, this isn’t really a problem. In fact it is mildly charming and feels, oh so rural! The problem comes with the Rooster’s odd …