Oh Buoy!

(4/5/18) Back at Lynyard Cay it was time to go exploring and looking for treasure.  We were on a mission to find Patti some conch shells and sea biscuits.   Sea of Abaco side of Lynyard is decorated with many found items like the one below.  Many visitors have added a touch of artistry to this […]

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Oh what a lovely cave!

(4/5/18) I have written about Randolph Johnston the sculpture artist who left Massachusetts with his wife and three sons to live in the Bahamas.  While waiting to build their home in Little Harbour, they lived in the caves in the area.  We set out to explore these caves accessible most easily by boat.   Randolph Johnston […]

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The Old Lighthouse of Little Harbour

(4/5/18) We started our trip with Greg and Patti by moving south toward Little Harbour and Lynyard Cay.  After lunch at Pete’s Pub, we took a walk to the Old Lighthouse as it is called by the locals.  It was built in 1889 at the southern entrance to Abaco Sound.  When it was manned, the […]

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Last Night at ABR

(4/4/18) Meandering Joy has made Boat Harbour at Abaco Beach Resort home base since November 30.  For us as for many other members, the season is coming to an end.  Elegant One and Fenders left earlier this week leaving Meandering Joy, Didi Mau, Valerie Arden, Bravo Zulo, Horizon, Copeing & Lionesse, Odyssey, Tyreless, and Bel […]

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The Kindness of Friends

(4/2/18) Steve left early today to go home for a business meeting on Tuesday.  He will return on Wednesday.  Greg and Patti are flying on Tuesday for a visit. I had planned to walk to Maxwell’s Grocery for some last-minute provisioning and get a taxi back.  This will be my last visit to Maxwell’s since we […]

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Easter Sunset on the Beach

(4/1/18) The Easter Junkanoo ended at the ABR beach with a cookout and bonfire.  Unfortunately, the advertising department  at ABR did not get this information out early enough for anyone to participate.  The food looked great and the bonfire warm and inviting to enjoy the sunset.   We are starting our last week here in Marsh […]

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Easter Junkanoo

(4/1/18) Easter is one of my favorite holidays.  Even though we weren’t home to be with family, we had a special day.  The members of the Royal Marsh Harbour Yacht Club put together a pot luck meal.  Ham, pizza, lobster mac-n-cheese, cornbread, potato salad, sweet potatoes and a delicious carrot cake made for a great […]

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Choosing a Puppy

(4/1/18)Our daughter Katy had the privilege of picking out our new puppy from the litter while we were in the Abacos.  She and her husband, Matt, drove out to the country in Rome, Georgia.  She was supposed to FaceTime us so that we could see the puppies.  Cell reception was so poor there that she […]

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Cherokee Sound

(3/30/18) Cherokee Sound was founded in 1783 by Colonel Thomas Brown and other Loyalists who moved to this isolated settlement from South Carolina.  He chose the name Cherokee because of his role as an English liaison to the Cherokee Indians.  The economy in the 1800’s was primarily wrecking, fishing, and farming.  Today, most of the […]

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Pete’s Pub by Car?

(3/30/18) After Sandy Point, we were getting hungry.  The only place open on Good Friday was Pete’s Pub so off we went in that direction.  After driving on the road to Pete’s, we can see why most people visit by boat.   This sign is indicative of life in the Abaco’s.  Simplicity rules with a bit […]

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