Category Archives: 2012 Season

Working on a Book.

Well it’s been a busy year so far and I can’t believe almost 6 weeks have passed since since my excessive New Year’s Celebration. So far this year, I have averaged about 3.5 miles per day and covered 144 miles … Continue reading

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Sugarloaf Hill, Goat Hills and St. Croix’s East End Park System.

The only thing rarer than meeting other hikers in this area of St. Croix is getting rain on a hike. This rugged area is generally avoided by most visitors and locals except for a quick ride up the hill to … Continue reading

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Walking with Wonder & A Long Healthy Life Free of Alzheimer’s

After my first three years of marriage (1969), I started gaining weight and my children pretty much loved me the way I was, which was somewhere around 235 pounds. At 5 foot 8 inches that gives a Body Mass Index … Continue reading

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The Nature Concervancy – Estate Little Princess Greathouse, St. Croix

The plantation system of the Virgin Islands is very well documented with the Danes having kept incredibly detailed records of their period of colonial rule of the Islands. Scholars have been studying these records and The St. Croix Landmark Society … Continue reading

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Point Udall @ Et Stykke Land, St. Croix

100 Million Years of History  Et Styke Land is the name of the estate at the Eastern most end of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands and it’s history was pretty much written in stone 100 million years ago … Continue reading

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St. Croix and 2000 Years of Imported plants

On my walk through Princess from the Palms Hotel to Quality Market and back, I was able to count 47 different plants I could identify by their common name. Once that is done, it is relatively easy to find the … Continue reading

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