Thursday, October 01, 2020

I Am Woman

Stand up for your rights




and VOTE


Thursday, September 24, 2020

Americans: Are you ready to vote?

Are you registered to vote? Have you chosen what method to use for voting?

For information on voting in the US elections, you'll find every you need by visiting:

Don't be intimidated by his rhetoric. VOTE HIM OUT!


He must lose by a landslide... no, a tsunami


Ride the Blue Wave

 So it WILL go...

Thursday, September 10, 2020

New USVI Covid-19 Regulations Sept 8 2020

First of all, I would like to say that I wish they would implement one of the UKs new protocols which is coming into effect next Monday. They are having bars and restaurants recording the names of their patrons daily and keeping this info for 3 weeks to aid in contact tracing. Simple, yet effective... Like wearing masks.

On Tuesday, September 8, 2020, USVI Governor Bryan held a Covid-19 press conference where he moved the territory from Stay At Home to Safer At Home (Yellow Alert phase).
  • Businesses deemed non-essential are now allowed to open,
  • Beaches are now open until 4pm on weekends and holidays, with no restrictions during the week. Gatherings are limited to 50 people. Facial coverings and social distancing protocols remain in effect.
  • Boats are NOT allowed to raft up together. Keep a 12-foot distance.
  • Restaurants will be allowed to resume dine-in operations under the following conditions:
    • No serving of alcohol at bar counters
    • No more than six persons per table
    • Tables must be 6 feet apart
    • Employees must wear facial coverings at all times
    • Patrons should wear facial coverings whenever they are not seated at a table
  • Churches and houses of worship may reopen with a maximum of 50 people and will be allowed to serve communion according to guidelines of the Virgin Islands Department of Health.
  • Private school campuses are allowed to reopen provided that they adhere to Department of Health guidelines.
  • Visitation to nursing homes and senior assisted living facilities remains prohibited.
  • Hotels and other accommodation providers are prohibited from accepting new leisure guests until Saturday, September 19th.
  • Casinos and gaming establishments may reopen beginning September 19th under protocols established by the Department of Health and the Casino Commission.
  • 100% of visitors and residents returning home will be required to provide a negative PCR test result in order to enter the territory or will be required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival. Further details are to be announced.
The Governor also said that he expects testing at the territory’s airports to begin by the end of the month. He also said that the situation remains fluid and restrictions could change at any time.

“As a community, we are trying to find a new normal. Our success in this endeavor is dependent on our willingness to adhere to the health guidelines and restrictions,” the Governor said. “Although we are now in week three of the moratorium on leisure guests, the virus is still being transmitted through person-to-person contact. This continues to be the most prevalent mode of transmission for the virus. We must all commit to doing our part to keep each other safe.”

So it goes...

Friday, September 04, 2020

This looks interesting

This is today's 8am 5-Day Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook from the NHC.

So it goes...

Sunday, August 30, 2020

How about some Duck Soup?

Duck Soup is one of my favorite Marx Brothers movies.


Does Groucho remind you of anyone?

Stay safe & wear a mask. Mask it or Casket.

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Tropical Storm Laura & USVI Update

TS Laura passed through Saturday morning starting around 2am.

We be good !

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

'tis the season...

From the National Hurricane Center
2020-08-19 0800 EDT



So it goes...

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Friday, August 14, 2020

US Virgin Islands returns to "Stay At Home"

At a press conference Thursday, the Governor of the US Virgin Islands issued an executive order reinstating "Stay At Home" restrictions.

Since Wednesday, August 5th, the number of confirmed positive cases in the USVI jumped 36% from 501 to 682. The island of St. Thomas saw a huge 78% jump in one week, from 194 confirmed cases on August 5th to 346 confirmed cases as of Thursday morning, August 13th.

Click on image to enlarge graph

Read the executive order: Click HERE

I wish he would have done this weeks ago. Our mooring is near a bar/restaurant and we heard someone say "I don't need to wear a mask. I have a beer".

So it goes...

Saturday, August 08, 2020

International Cat Day

International Cat Day
August 8th

We recommend watching and subscribing to the Kitten Academy's You Tube channel.

Be sure to watch their Daily Closeups, too!

Kitten Academy is a 24-hour live stream of a cat foster home. Follow kittens from birth to adoption. The Kitten Academy is a fine institute of higher education where kittens learn to cat.

Celebrate & Enjoy

So it goes...

Friday, July 31, 2020

George Carlin: Past wisdom still applies

A blast from the past that is even more poignant in our troubled current times.


Warning: Some viewers may find the language offensive but the words are not what you should find objectionable. It is the current state of affairs is truely offensive.

Thanks to CrooksAndLiars.com for bringing this to my attention.

So it goes...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Invest 92L now has a name...

And the name is...


Soon to become Tropical Storm Isaias.


We are one of the blue blobs under the black line.

So it goes!


Saturday, July 25, 2020

July 25th is National Cheese and Wine Day

Celebrate National Cheese & Wine Day

With something simple...


With something nicer...


Read more... CLICK HERE

So it goes...

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Lessons NOT Learned

Remember this peaceful demonstration gone bad 50 years ago?

Kent State - May 4, 1970

So it keeps going...

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Don't we have enough problems?

Invest 99L has become Tropical Depression 7... Something we'll be watching carefully. Better buy propane and fuel tomorrow. Make a bit of extra water, too. Hopefully it will not develop much and we'll just get rain which a lot of people need.



Tropical Depression Seven Advisory Number   1
500 PM AST Tue Jul 21 2020

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OVER THE CENTRAL TROPICAL ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...9.8N 40.4W

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Seven was located near latitude 9.8 North, longitude 40.4 West. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h). A turn toward the west with an increase in forward speed is expected tonight and Wednesday, and that motion should continue through Friday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days, and the depression is expected to become a tropical storm tonight or
Wednesday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).

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So it goes...


Tuesday, July 07, 2020

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, RINGO!

Happy 80th Birthday, Ringo


At noon (your local time) on his birthday give a big global wave and say "peace & love". 

Watch Ringo’s Big Birthday Show, 
airing on his YouTube channel on July 7, 2020 at 8pm ET and 5pm PT.


The Starr-studded charity broadcast to celebrate Ringo's 80th birthday will feature performances by Ringo, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Ben Harper and Dave Grohl, Gary Clark Jr., Sheila E., Sheryl Crow & more, plus additional guest surprises! Show to benefit Black Lives Matter, The David Lynch Foundation, MusiCares & WaterAid through Ringo’s Lotus Foundation.

Let's watch it together on You Tube: Click here
#RingoStarr #Happy80thBirthdayRingo #PeaceAndLove #BlackLivesMatter #TheDavidLynchFoundation #MusiCares #WaterAid

Monday, July 06, 2020

Cool Cat

Adventure Cat Loves Swimming & Climbing Mountains Her Humans


Enjoy !

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Thursday, June 18, 2020

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Sir Paul

Today is the 78th birthday of
Sir James Paul McCartney CH MBE.



Happy birthday!

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Cat Week Tonight

We can all use a bit of humor...
Enjoy!



So it goes !

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

Monday, May 04, 2020

Save Lives - Stay At Home

You Can Save Lives - Be Smart & Continue To Stay At Home

Today, the US Virgin Islands have relaxed the "Stay At Home" order to the "Safer At Home" protocol.

I had to walk to the grocery store and one thing I noticed was the increase in traffic. It seemed almost the same as during "normal" times. I was shocked to see a young mother going down the road with her little one in a pushchair (no masks either). Why? Yes, it is a nice day but stay home so in the future you can have more nice days together safely. Aargh !

Just because you can now go bowling or get a massage, doesn't mean you have to. Stay safe by social distancing for a little bit longer. Make it better/safer for everyone.

Last Wednesday, April 29th, USVI Governor Albert Bryan Jr. announced Wednesday he is implementing a “Safer At Home” order that will become effective on Monday, May 4.

The Governor also said he is issuing an executive order that will detail the phased reopening of non-essential businesses and the guidelines to which they will be subject. The intention of the “Safer At Home” order is to begin the phased-reopening of the local economy in preparation for returning access to the outside world.

The transition will be managed according to a five-tiered system
  • Red – Total quarantine
  • Orange – Stay-At-Home order (in effect through 6 a.m. Monday, May 4)
  • Yellow – Safer At Home order (effective May 4)
  • Blue – Open Doors (hotel reservations and leisure guest bookings permitted; restaurants open for seating – anticipated June 1)
  • Green – New Normal

Read the whole document : https://doh.vi.gov/news/governor-bryan-issues-safer-home-order-government-united-states-virgin-islands

Statistics as of Sunday, 3 May 2020, 8:30pm

COVID-19 Cases
  • Positive: 66
  • Negative: 807
  • Pending: 43
  • Recovered: 51/66
  • Active: 11/66
  • Deaths: 4/66


So It Still Goes...

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Covid-19 Lockdown

“It’s better to be six feet apart right now than six feet under”
- Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan

Good point.

Keep it up, folks! Maintain the restrictions. It's hard on everyone but it is for the good of everyone. Don't be selfish and remember to be kind and smile, even with your mask on :)

Wil Wheaton puts down in words what the majority us feel. Please read.

So It Goes...
  

Sunday, April 05, 2020

Video entertainment during shutdown


FREE Video Entertainment

HBO
To provide some entertainment relief for those doing their part to keep everyone safe and healthy in this time of social isolation, HBO is making almost 500 hours of top programming available to stream for free for a limited time on HBO NOW and HBO GO–without a subscription–starting Friday, April 3, 2020. The list of free programming includes every episode of nine iconic HBO series such as The Sopranos, Veep, Six Feet Under and The Wire; major Warner Bros. blockbusters from HBO’s current catalog like Pok√©mon Detective Pikachu, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part and Crazy, Stupid, Love; and 10 riveting HBO documentaries and docu-series including McMillion$ and The Case Against Adnan Syed.

All of the programming will be available to stream without a subscription through the end of April by downloading the HBO NOW or HBO GO apps, or by visiting HBONOW.com or HBOGO.com.

This is a great opportunity for us to finally see the Season 6 finale of The Sopranos. Plus there's lots of other great titles to watch. Last night we saw "Blinded By The Light". Excellent.

Note that the freebie shows are those in the top row, and scroll across to view more titles.

CBS

Star Trek fans who live in the United States will now be able to watch Star Trek: Discovery, Short Treks, and Star Trek: Picard, for FREE thanks to Patrick Stewart.

Viewers will be able to see the entirety of CBS All Access’ content for a month, including its reboot of The Twilight Zone and more. Use the code GIFT to get a free month on the streaming service. https://www.cbs.com Go for the more expensive Commercial Free version as it won't cost you any more :) You do have to register and remember to cancel before the end of the free period to avoid charges for the following months' service.

Enjoy!