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Monthly Archives: August 2016

    Let It Go: A Glimpse Into Care Free Island Life

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | August 27, 2016

    When you imagine island life, terms like care free, laid back and slow pace come to mind.  And while not every day living on St. Croix feels like vacation, many of them do.  The blog Women Who Live on Rocks recently published a brief list of “Things I No Longer Care About,” which I’d like to applaud... Read More

    Rio Olympics: USVI Team Recap

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | August 26, 2016

    As the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil came to a close on Sunday, the U.S. Virgin Islands was represented well by a team of seven athletes ranging in age from 21 to 34. Here’s a brief recap of the USVI team results: Athletics LaVerne Jones-Ferrette ran the women’s 200 meter race... Read More

    On The Walls Custom Framing Newest Addition to Gallows Bay

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | August 16, 2016

    An interview with On the Walls Proprietor Christine Hendley-Goodrich: Why did you decide to open a frame shop? Art has always been a big part of my life and I recently rediscovered my love of painting. I began showing my work and before I knew it, people were buying my pieces and commissioning me to... Read More

    St. Croix Activity Series: Ride a Wave Runner on the Ocean

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | August 16, 2016

    If you’ve ever ridden a wave runner on a lake, doing so on the ocean is a million times more thrilling. The big ocean waves make for extended airtime with a breathtaking backdrop of the limitless horizon. West End Water Sports at Rainbow Beach on St. Croix rents wave runners for half hour and one... Read More

    Toast of the Town: Toast Diner Delights in Christiansted

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | August 10, 2016

    One of the best parts of St. Croix is the vibrant culinary scene, (nearly) free of the chain restaurants that overrun the cities of the U.S. mainland.  A recent addition to that scene is Toast diner in Christiansted.  They serve breakfast and lunch daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Toast is located in the Pan... Read More

    St. Croix Students Learn Throughout Summer at Lew Muckle Elementary

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | August 9, 2016

    Program: Learning with Purpose, Extended Learning Opportunity Summer Program Number of students participating: 50 Grades participating: Kindergarten through fifth Program duration: One month Host organization: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education Host school: Lew Muckle Elementary (located mid-isle in the Estate Sion Farm area) Administrator: Assistant Principal Delicia Espinosa Instructors: Mandisa Williams Corrine James-Jeffers Kim... Read More

    Island Initiation: Get A USVI Driver’s License

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | August 5, 2016

    When you move to the U.S. Virgin Islands, you have a brief grace period of three months to get your local driver’s license.  If you drive through a checkpoint without one and your car has been registered for more than a few months, you will not be on the officer’s good side. Here’s how to... Read More

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