Category Archives: Saint John Blog

Eileen’s adventures in Property Management on the beautiful Island of St. John.

Eileen, There’s A Pig In My Pool

I’m wondering if I will have enough good stories for the book I’m going to write when I retire, called: “Eileen, There’s a Pig in My Pool!”, if I start this blog? As my Mother used to say, whenever I … Continue reading

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Is there still sand on the beach?

When you live here fulltime and work fulltime it isn’t always easy to get to the beach as regularly as you’d like. We always look forward to having house guests as we always take them to multiple of our wonderful … Continue reading

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Hot Sauce

Trinidad Charlie’s Hot Sauce mentioned in a previous blog reminded me of Bloody Marys which reminded me of tropical drinks which reminded me of our rock climbing buddies from California who love them – Tropical Drinks, that is. Alas, I … Continue reading

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I hate shopping – usually.

I know I could be drummed out of the Society of Women for saying this but I really prefer hardware stores and yarn shops for hardcore shopping and mail order catalogs for clothes. That said, St. John has some interesting … Continue reading

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The Wild Ride

We pick up our Catered To guests, take them to get their rental cars and escort them to their rental villas where we give them a brief introduction to the house and life on St. John. Many years ago, I … Continue reading

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Let’s Do Lunch

No, this is not the blog about the pig. It’s just getting close to lunch time and SDM and I are thinking of what to do about that. I’ve already had fries this week and, as I only allow myself … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream, We all scream for ice cream!

I think I’ve mentioned that I would really rather save calories on alcohol and apply it to ice cream. Several times Calvin Trilin and his family stayed in one of our rental villas. After he left the first time I … Continue reading

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Cool Owners

As a property manager I have a large group of friends/acquaintances that I generically call Owners – capital O. These are the folks who own the villas that we manage here at Catered To. They entrust the care and renting … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year to All! In general, I don’t make New Year’s Resolutions. They just end up being one more thing to feel guilty about. But when preparing the Christmas Blog the Sweet Darlin Man and I had to look … Continue reading

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Christmas 2008

A St. John Christmas Tree – the dried Century Plant flower!

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