Sue Blair

The winds of change are in the air on Ambergris Caye

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All is calm on Ambergris Caye, hardly a breeze stirring.
All is calm on Ambergris Caye, hardly a breeze stirring.

We have been enjoying some interesting days lately.

A storm passed through dumping 5 inches of rain (badly needed) in less than 24 hours and since then it has been on-and-off rain storms, mostly at night. That makes for cooler nights and brilliant light shows off the coast, some fully tricked out with long rumbling choruses of thunder. And glorious cloud formations around sunset.
Our condo, like the homes of everyone else we have talked with, had rain coming in through the roofs, windows and walls. Fortunately for us, no leaks over our beds! Mainly the water pours down one wall in the living room and my main job is to run in and remove the batik wall hanging before it gets soaked.

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First Friday of the month means time for some island love in Tres Cocos

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After two hours picking up trash in the broiling sun, why is this group smiling? Island love, for sure as well as iced coffee and cookies from Marbucks and chilled and scented washcloths from Pilates by Rose sure help.
After two hours picking up trash in the broiling sun, why is this group smiling? Island love, for sure as well as iced coffee and cookies from Marbucks and chilled and scented washcloths from Pilates by Rose sure help.

It is a new month and a first Friday has come and gone and if you live north of the bridge on Ambergris Caye, you know what that means: There is less trash on the side of the road.

Our monthly project, First Friday Tres Cocos Trash Pickup, is yielding some real dividends. Read the rest of this entry »