STJ Exp App Flamingo Photo #3

Flamingo Makes a Splash on St. John

Photos courtesy of the St. John Experience App.  When I first saw a flamingo silhouetted against the glare of the afternoon light at Cinnamon Bay on Monday, August 22, I thought, “Is this a joke?  Did someone plant a lawn ornament here?”  Then I remembered the sightings posted on Facebook several days earlier and realized…

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Wake up and S-T-R-E-T-C-H

Picture above: Platt sitting in St. John School of the Arts studio where his stretch class takes place during the week. St. John Tradewinds photo by Amy Roberts. What are you doing at 8:00 in the morning?  If you’re not at work, or tending to family, or meeting some other obligation, you may want to consider…

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VI National Park Observes 100th Anniversary of National Park Service

Photo courtesy of Virgin Islands National Park.  ST. JOHN — The St. John Virgin Islands National Park, along with four-hundred eleven other U.S. parks, monuments, memorials and historic sites began celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on Sunday. Organizers at the Virgin Islands National Park in Cruz Bay say the planned events have reasons to celebrate for nature lovers,…

Sun photo for IGL

Battery Backup Systems

You are probably familiar with uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. When the power goes out unexpectedly, a UPS will keep power running to your computer. It’s an emergency backup system designed so you do not lose data when the power goes out. Did you know that there are battery backup systems you can use for…

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