#islandlove

Here’s to living a trashy life in San Pedro, Belize

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Our mighty Saturday morning crew from the Phoenix Resort, plus San Pedro Councilwoman Flora Ancona. The Angela Maya saying on the wall of the Blue Water grill is: "
Our mighty Saturday morning cleanup crew from the Phoenix Resort, plus San Pedro Councilwoman Flora Ancona. The Maya Angelou quote behind us on the wall of the Blue Water grill is: “Do the best you can until you know better. When you know better,  do better.”

There are so many great things to do here on Ambergris Caye and I don’t think picking up other people’s trash is high up on anyone’s list.

And yet, many of us do find ourselves doing exactly that from time to time.

I’ve written so often about the First Friday Tres Cocos Trash Pick-up group that you might think that’s all I do. Truth is, I am quite fond of this bunch. They are neighbors and friends and island visitors who willingly give up some time to make the first stretch north of the Sir Barry Bowen Bridge look nice, for a day or two.

It doesn’t last but we keep coming out swinging . . .  swinging out trash sticks and garbage bags. Read the rest of this entry »

Just a whole lot of great people showing some #islandlove today

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The First Friday Roadside Cleanup crew is about to begin --- redubbed the Second Friday crew because, seriously, who would have wanted to pick up trash on the mornng after New Year's Eve?
The First Friday Roadside Cleanup crew is about to begin — re-dubbed the Second Friday crew because, seriously, who would have wanted to pick up trash on the morning after New Year’s Eve? Above, Sue Blair (left) addresses the troops before some head north, some head to the shore and the rest start at the bridge (background) and work our way up the road.

Road trip: It is crazy wonderful how many people showed up this morning to pick up roadside and beach trash north of the bridge on Ambergris Caye today! Certainly our hard-core regulars were out in force. And so many folks were here for the first time.

Including the drone.

That’s right. We had a drone filming us as we picked up trash! Read the rest of this entry »