Author Archives: Marydith

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How Do You Eat Your Mangoes?

There’s a cool summer breeze blowing as you sit at the edge of the ocean biting into its golden yellow reddish skin, and letting the sweet juices drip down your arms to your elbow and then licking each one of your fingers with satisfaction is the best way to eat this fruit.  What fruit you ask?   MANGOES!  Yes it is mango season here in Antigua & Barbuda.  The trees and street vendor’s stalls are laden with the beautiful and delectable …
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CPL T20 Is Back!

It’s back!  Yes the biggest party in sport the Caribbean Premier League T20 Cricket is back.  And as you may remember last year Antigua Hawksbills was left to rue in our lost against Jamaica Tallawahs for the championship.  In addition to Antigua this year a total of 6 pro-teams will compete in the hopes of dethroning last year’s champs the Jamaica Tallawahs. This year the Hawksbills are ready and focus to put behind us “the one that got away” starting …
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Check Antigua Off Your List.

“Many things will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart…pursue those.”  – Anonymous Wow, we are half way through the year already, and before you know it Christmas will be upon us.  SLOW down you say…I’m guessing you have many things on your travel wish list for 2014, including that vacation in Antigua to tick off your list…but you haven’t found a way to do so yet.  You need this vacation badly but, a few things …
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Class of 2014

6pm every Wednesday as I browse through my to-do-list for the day, there is that one task that is never completed “write weekly blog post”.  It gets added to Thursday’s list and also makes an appearance on Friday’s and then around noon panic sets it…oh what should I write about?  One might think as a blogger coming up with interesting topics within my niche every week is easy, but sometimes the mind doesn’t corporate or it seems like I’ve written …
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Rave For A Cause

“Beauty, Strength and Transformation” is the foundation on which Maimah Karmo founded Tigerlily Foundation.   After being diagnosed with breast cancer at age 32, Maimah was faced with the daunting challenge of finding treatment and resources to survive cancer.  Even though there was a lot of awareness programs there were no social programs to provide financial assistance for daily expenses such as groceries, childcare, mortgages etc.  Now in 43 states and strictly grassroots Tigerlily Foundation provides support and assistance to young …
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The Origin of “Keep Calm And…”

Over lunch last week whilst discussing summer break and carnival plans one of my lunch pals randomly blurted: “Did you know that the Keep Calm phrase has been around since World War II?” Everyone stopped talking and in unison looked at him and asked “What?”  (All thinking what does that have to do with our carnival plans.) “Yeah it was a motivational poster intended to raise the morale of the British public in the aftermath of widely predicted mass air …
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