Thursday, October 12, 2006

Voodoo Thursday

We arrived in St. Thomas last night in a rainstorm, which does not cool things off here, but just makes it very humid. All day today, every time I go outdoors from indoors, even get out of the car, my glasses fog completely. It is huuuuuuu-mid. And hot.

Ray is here on business for the next two weeks so I came along this time. I plan to read and take photos and do some drawing and I have a little handwork to do. I am not great in a tropical beach setting. I don't do well with heat or a lot of sun. I am actually allergic to the sun and break out in hives with too much exposure. How lame is that? But I will relax and entertain myself.

We celebrated our arrival with a Voodoo at the Island Beachcomber this evening. It was the special. It's "Voodoo Thursday". Lots of local rum and fruit juice and a layer of grenadine to give a tropical sunset vibe. Very healthy.

I'm hoping to keep blogging from here. Tomorrow I may actually take my camera out of my backpack--or maybe not. Here in the islands we not inna hurry 'bout inna-thin, mon.

4 comments:

  1. I could use some of that healthy drink.

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  2. Get the camera out! Share some of the local scenery with us!! We are having fab weather here at home.

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  3. I can see why you haven't answered my "urgent" email. Just as well -- I was hoping you wouldn't. And now that I've peaked your interest, I'll just say that you are to enjoy yourself in spite of yourself. cheers, June

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  4. I'm so glad that you can blog from your where you are - that way we can travel virtually with you - and we can see everything firsthand without the benefit of hindsight. Hope the rest of your vacation is lovely.

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