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Sunset Cruise to Paradise Grill

Between my trips to Banff National Park and California, I spent some time at Dewey Beach for BC’s birthday. The beach house gang plus some new friends rented out a sunset cruise to have a fun little afternoon away from our normal Saturday afternoon haunts. Since it was BC’s birthday we called it his birthday cruise even though we were planning on doing it anyway. (photo by Kate) In my forward thinking I remembered to pack my LCI Waterseals magnetic pouch for my phone and money. Our destination, Paradise Grill, has boat docks and a beach for swimming. We left Read More

The Volcano and Montserrat

Montserrat was a quaint, Caribbean island visited by celebrities and wealthy tourists up until 1995. 1995 was a life-changing year for the people, culture, and landscape of Montserrat as this was the year the Soufriere Hills volcano suddenly erupted completely destroying the capital city of Plymouth (with ash, not lava flow) and subsequently bringing Montserrat’s economy to a complete standstill. Before: (photo credit) Another eruption in 1997 again sent residents running and eventually population was more than halved as residents relocated across the Caribbean. The exclusion zone, where no one is allowed to pass without police permission, covers half of Read More