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“I’m a Legend!”

After a month filed with pool parties, volleyball, a long weekend and tournament in St. Louis (where we all finally got to explore the awesome City Museum), 8 days in Orlando for our final tournament along with Disney, Universal, and Sea World thrown in, a quick trip to visit my …

Reef Bay and the Hike

Yesterday, we went on the Reef Bay Trail Hike. It was fun, and I learned lots of new things. Our hike leader, Mr. Kent, was very nice and knew a lot about the island. First, we took a taxi to the beginning of the trail. Then we started off. Along …

Trunk Bay

Now that our home is finally fixed from the lightning strike/fire, I can resume blogging about our trip to St. John last Christmas. More from the resident author, Oakley: Yesterday, we went to Trunk Bay (as well as Salt Pond Bay Beach). This was a sandy beach, and we were …

Camp Nakanawa 2013

Oakley and McKenna. Bunkies for the 3rd year in a row! Rainy day fun on Tuesday Amazon Picture 2013. Compare to 2011 (wow!) and 2012 Junior Camp, Cabin 19: Oak writes that her bunkies are “awesome!” Free Day Thursday: Setting out on the Cumberland Cove hike Cabin 19 squeezes into a …

Salt Pond Bay Beach

Today, we went to Salt Pond Bay Beach. This beach was a little bit rocky, but the experience was lots of fun just the same. The snorkeling was really cool here as well. The fish were so many different colors; they were red, orange, green, teal, blue, yellow, and even …

Hawksnest Bay Beach

 Yesterday, we went to our first beach. It was called Hawksnest Bay Beach. It was a sandy beach, and the sand was soft and almost velvety. It washed right over our feet, like a damp cloth swathing a sick forehead. The bay had really small waves; they were only about …

Moonrise

Last night, I saw the moon rise. It was astounding. I have never seen the likes of it before. First, there was just an illuminated glow softening the jagged edges of the large hill. Then, the moon started to rise. I could see a crescent, half, three-quarters! Finally, the whole …

Coral Bay

  We arrived in Saint John yesterday.  Cliffhanger is where we are staying.  It is a very nice house with 2 whole floors.  Aspen and I are sharing a twin bed room.   The water of Coral Bay is so beautiful that it takes your breath away.  It is so …

St. John: An Inauspicious Beginning

The girls’ “big” Christmas gift this year was, in fact, big: a family trip to St. John, United States Virgin Island. Tim and I have been planning this since March and decided to keep it a secret from the girls. Saving the big reveal to Christmas Day was awesome! For …

Lucky

Oakley, Taylor, LJ, Ari, Hayley, Izzy, Maddie, Meghan, Anna, Liv (with Coach Mo and Annie in the background) Here is Oak with her team on St. Patrick’s Day. Unlike Maddie (sporting the green bow for her birthday) we may not be Irish, but we are lucky. Lucky to have such …