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- THUNDER JACKET TAG TEAM
  • From: Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at islands.vi>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:47:20 -0400
SUNNY MORNING TURNED TO THUNDER BOOMING BLOWING RAINY AFTERNOON.
TEMPS DROPPED 8 DEGREES IN LAST HOUR,WIND 5MPH. SMELLING GREENER
ALREADY.
>> Macy and Jill look worried but feel so much better with their thunder 
>> jackets on !
>> Bad thunder......go away. WE ARE LOOKING FOR THE EARPLUGS FROM
THE RAINY,DARK,MURKY, NORTHWEST SIDE OF ST THOMAS,jhigginswear at islands.vi

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- Sunday Pineapple
  • From: Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at islands.vi>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2015 08:42:07 -0400
Here is our 3rd pineapple in 2015. Feels lucky. We are 84 degrees with 
82%humidity,
Winds at 2mph with "gusts " to 6. Sahara dust obscures the horizon. Sounds like
summer in St Thomas. jhigginswear at islands.vi        Fortuna,West End

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- Hot HOT HOT TOMATOES
  • From: Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at islands.vi>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2015 15:18:12 -0400
Today's catch. Super hot, 103 on outer deck. Sahara dust is back. We are 
looking for a cool siesta spot. Our neck of the forest is really green due to 
lucky showers in last few days. Trying to keep up with the threshy birds
in tomato eating competition. They poke right thru the netting, so harvesting 
pinker than red. The puppy thinks they are apples, her favorite snack. 
The night birds have been really noisy, they must sleep all day.

Stay cool, Jane Higgins jhigginswear at islands.vi  northwest side of St Thomas

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- Horizon Line Gone Mon
  • From: Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at islands.vi>
  • Date: Sun, 7 Jun 2015 09:47:51 -0400
Lucky Fortunate West End St Thomas received at least 4" of steady rain 
overnight.
We are emerald green,quenched and grateful. Humidity 89%,temp 87 degrees, so
let's not do the heat index math. Wind at 2 mph with "gusts" to 6. So much
moisture leaves us no horizon as shown in this picture from our deck facing 
NorthWest.
Sahara dust soon come. jhigginswear at islands.vi 

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- Coconut Harvesting
  • From: Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at islands.vi>
  • Date: Fri, 22 May 2015 08:51:52 -0400
Storm prep list should include cleaning up the coconut bombs. Let's be ready.
87 degrees on outer deck before 9 am,reading 88%humidity,another balmy day on 
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Northwest side of St Thomas in the rain forest. jhigginswear at islands.vi
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- BLTS SOON COME
  • From: Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at islands.vi>
  • Date: Thu, 21 May 2015 16:14:44 -0400
> Here are tomatoes on a 12ft x 4ft area....all in troughs......had to move 
> them to
> the East cooler side of the house. Bacon ,lettuce and tomato sandwiches soon 
> come.
> Netting going up tomorrow to protect against threshy birds. From the 
> northwest side 
> Of St Thomas. jhigginswear at islands.vi.   HUMID IS THE WORD FOR TODAY
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- RAIN BUCKET JACKET
  • From: Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at islands.vi>
  • Date: Sun, 17 May 2015 09:18:34 -0400
> The northwest side of St Thomas , in our Fortuna neighborhood hit the jackpot 
> Friday and Saturday receiving 7 1/2 inches of rain. Some other folks had
> very little. Some streets were flooded . Joyous singing from tree frogs,
> chattering from the parakeets and the hum of new skeeters is the
> evidence of the rain revival. We are grateful. The almost ripe tomatoes
> will be juicier and the lime trees will be able to hang onto their blooms.
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> We are cooled off, dust free.  Greening back up now. Happy cisterns.
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- Glorious Rain
  • From: Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at islands.vi>
  • Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 14:05:28 -0400
Listening to the tapping of raindrops into the cistern. The thirsty  tomatoes 
are having 
their first natural shower. Glory Hallelujah....thank you Mother Nature. 

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- : Ring Around The Sun May 10
  • From: Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at islands.vi>
  • Date: Sun, 10 May 2015 13:37:24 -0400
> From our deck on Northwest side of St Thomas ,1:30 pm.....slight 
> breeze,weather station reports
> 99 degrees. 
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- Orchids Like It Hot
  • From: Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at islands.vi>
  • Date: Tue, 5 May 2015 09:24:23 -0400
At 9am it is 88 degrees on the outer deck in early May on the Northwest side of 
St Thomas.
What was the rain forest area is now the super dry crispy crunchy falling 
leaves side of
our little island. The Sahara dust map says it all, and the water mon is 
running up and down
the hills answering the cries of empty cisterns. We are not sure when Mother 
Nature will
step up. All waste and grey water now serves the gardens.

Our Zumba Troupe survived 93 degree heat during our dance down Mainstreet for 
the 
Carnival  parade on Saturday. It was Hot,Hot, Hot.  

Our orchids obviously love this weather. Hopefully the tomatoes that are set on 
won't drop
off. The iguanas are coming in closer every day,and scorpions are looking for 
cool spots.

Stay cool and safe. 
Jane Higgins, jhigginswear at islands.vi 
St Thomas 

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