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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Inside the Beltway

    VI photos

    Hey, folks,

    A few vacation pics, as promised.

    From the terrace:

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    The terrace itself:

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    typical island woodworking. Not sure what kind of wood:

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    James, aged 3. Trouble potential: High!

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    Megan's bay, on the other side of the island:

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    Doorlink and James at Megan's Bay:

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    Granny and James:

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    View from our cottage, looking west:

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    Our own private beach. No sand, but lots of tidepools. Fun for James to play in. Doorlink, of course, stepped on a sea urchin...

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    Oh, and Frank, when your mother in law and your three year old come along, it's a vacation, *not* a honeymoon....



  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Nice Bill, must have been hard to come back. Hope Doorlink is doing better...ouch.

    To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word “boo.” – Robert Brault

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Constantine, MI
    Really nice Bill - must have been very difficult to leave!

    At first seeing the title of the thread I was wondering why you would post 6 photos. Then I figured it out - I'm slow, but I'm thorough.

    Then I remembered an old joke - I wonder if Roman doctors ever said, "Give me a saline 4, STAT!"
    “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Inside the Beltway

    The spikes are still in her heel, but now they're so deep we can't see them. Here's a pic of a virgin islands sea urchin:

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    The one she stepped on was much bigger. They're pretty mean spikes: barbed, poison, and they swell up with blood like a cactus needle. Not as bad as jumping cactus, but pretty yucky just the same. I had to carry her all the way back to shore, as she lost both her beach shoes in the incident, and the urchins were pretty thick on the sea floor...



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    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    new york city burbs

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