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  1. Thread: Apres la déluge

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    Apres la déluge

    The weekend was full of promise after a successful Friday afternoon of errands around the island . . . and a stop en route home at Santa Fe for Sunset Tapas & to wish “Bon Voyage” to proprietor David...
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    “My Day” — Wednesday

    A part of this SBH visit is about Villa maintenance & “quality control.” (Wendy’s a much bigger player in this role than I am in the sense that she has relevant credentials in design &...
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    Re: Eddy’s closing schedule

    LOL!
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    Re: Eddy’s closing schedule

    Sounds like a definitive resolution of the matter!
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    Re: Eddy’s closing schedule

    I’m aware of the social media thing, John . . . and carefully calculated my observation to say that I don’t see “Ghetto” widely used at the restaurant. With respect to the outside signage that...
  6. Re: my travel info regarding tests and forms for sxm

    Check with your villa rental agent . . . I think that a letter from your villa rental company no longer is required.
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    Re: Eddy’s closing schedule

    I know that use of “Ghetto” is historical . . . and I remember the original Ghetto — “picnic” style tables on ground covered in gravel. Everything was done on a bar-b-que, & it was popularized when...
  8. Re: my travel info regarding tests and forms for sxm

    Welcome back! Glad to read that it was a smooth travel experience, Will we be seeing pictures this morning of your return to walking on Saline beach?
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    Re: The place to be at three

    Very exciting . . . a parade of cars honking their horns, with a lot of cheering & hollering, passed our house late in the afternoon — maybe part of the celebration?
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    Re: News of the Day-6/15

    Sadly . . . rapidly disappearing into haze!
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    Re: News of the Day-6/15

    Major improvement today at Marigot Bay . . . plenty of blue sky.
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    Re: News of the Day-6/15

    BRAVA!
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    Re: Where am I? (Sunday evening walk)

    Nothing left of Les Castelets . . . after its severe beating in Hurricane Luis, it remained a ghostly ruin for a number of years while its ownership & fate were litigated by various claimants. Last...
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    Re: Overheard lines . . .

    LOL!
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    Re: Overheard lines . . .

    Love the image & can feel the cool refreshment!
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    Re: Overheard lines . . .

    Maybe I need a Tom Collins in Kathmandu?
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    Overheard lines . . .

    At lunch today, a nearby table of six fell into “the best cocktail I’ve ever had.” I could be wrong about this one, but I’d swear that I heard, “The best cocktail I’ve ever had was a Tom Collins in...
  18. Thread: Another Sunday!

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    Re: Another Sunday!

    A great plan, John . . . merci!

    Regarding Mass protocol . . . it's very interesting to me that everyone attending services that I've been to in the past couple of weeks wore a mask. When I went...
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    Re: Seeking shared charter SXM-SBH 6/26/2021

    . . . probably a good time to contact Vincent at Premium IV Services. If he's unable to help with flight arrangements, I expect that he would be very helpful in assuring safety and security in...
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    Re: LONG MAY IT WAVE on this 2021 Flag Day🇺🇸

    Thanks for this reminder & your message, Amy . . . while on St. Barths, it’s hard enough to remember the day — the actual date usually escapes me!
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    Re: ER spreading the news

    Great photo of Columbus Circle & surroundings . . . looks very Parisian! Dessert looks yummy!
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    Re: Where am I? (Sunday evening walk)

    Yes, Dennis . . . as Peter quickly identified, it’s the shell of the former Lafayette Club on Grand Cul de Sac — scene of many over-priced bottles of champagne consumed while ogling beautiful models...
  23. Thread: Another Sunday!

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    Another Sunday!

    I’m on something of a “roll” here . . . last Sunday I stumbled upon a Mass celebrating the First Communion of a number of angelic-like children. Today, the “stumble” was into the Church in Lorient...
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    Where am I? (Sunday evening walk)

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    . . . many happy recollections attached to this legendary spot, now an eerie ghost of its past fame.
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    Re: ER spreading the news

    Exquisite! Many happy times in that very ‘hood!
  26. Re: A bit of eye candy…this morning at Colombier. Enjoy!

    A beautiful scene!
  27. Thread: Friday on SBH

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    Re: Friday on SBH

    . . . right across from the post office in Gustavia.
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    Le Petit Oracles des Anges

    . . . in describing brunch at Café Gloriette in a recent post, I meant to make mention of a box of tarot cards (55 of them) available for fun play. A description says that “[t]he messages from these...
  29. Thread: Friday on SBH

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    Friday on SBH

    . . . a few chores, some new discoveries, & a delicious lunch.

    The day started with an outing to other side of the island — far end of Colombier — to see our seamstress about new pillow covers. A...
  30. Thread: Sunday Brunch

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    Re: Sunday Brunch

    Funny, John! However, my idea of eating in an expensive restaurant at the beach, with lackluster service when the restaurant is crowded (which it often is), does not include seating which features a...
  31. Thread: Sunday Brunch

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    Re: Sunday Brunch

    Are you looking for a restaurant that makes a special point of serving “Sunday Brunch” or simply any restaurant where you can eat well?

    For the former, the ones I know are Villa Marie (a/k/a...
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    Re: 40th anniversary trip to St. Barth

    It is exquisite . . . and now is serving dinner on Friday & Saturday evenings and brunch by the pool on Sundays.
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    Re: I Don’t Go to Saint-Barth to __________

    . . . in a series of tasting tests, so far I have to say that Le Grain de Sel & Santa Fe are “neck-in-neck” for top prize!
  34. Re: Just arrived and looking for restaurant recommendations

    Luncheon recommendation — Cafè Gloriette in Gustavia. Casual, chic, & exquisitely healthy.

    Today I enjoyed Mahi tartare (tartare served on a bed of guacamole & red leaf lettuce, topped with thin...
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    Re: Vaccinations continue

    60% . . . very good news!
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