We woke up very early to rapid fire thunder and lightening;
enough to get the
young dog bark-panting and the old folks up. We’re
having grey skies,and the
solar intake numbers are low on the inverter today; we’ll see
how long the
power holds out. We have frothy
white caps on steel seas on the Northside
and the town side shows rolling
white clusters coming in from the East.
A power wash is passing thru now.
Just for fun and grins, see article below from our local
on-line St Thomas Source.
Click on “Street Addressing to Begin Monday on St
Looks like after all these years we may be on our way to
getting street names
and addresses. Do you have “real” addresses on your
island? Sounds like it
would work out great for
calling in an emergency. Now it goes like this:
“Help, my house is on fire! I fell down and can’t get up! Go up
the west end
road past the nursing home, and past that big purple house with
the blue roof
and turn next to the mango tree by the green fence and see the
and go a little further, I’ll be lying down next to my
gate waiting for you!”
Seriously, for true. We do look forward to our well
Let us know how you call in an emergency on your island? This
The same color as the tomato plant big wormy caterpillars are
damage. So far this week we’ve pulled at least 8 of them
off the plants.
The hot little Thai chili peppers don’t seem to bother them a
bit. Any tips
on keeping these bad guys off my veggies?
Meanwhile, days like today give us another shove to keep
getting ready for
sure, for sure.
Jane Higgins on the Steely Cool Northwest Side , Fortuna,
thought you would like to see this page from the St. Thomas Source web
Message from Sender:
Do you have street addresses on your island?
Field crews from the Street Addressing Initiative will begin implementing
addresses in the Charlotte Amalie pilot area on Monday. The addressing area
encompasses the historic district and surrounding areas.