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Brad and Sheila flew into St. Thomas on March 1st sans one of their suitcases. Bobbie Rae and I drove them around the island on a little sightseeing tour, hoping to get to Mountain Top for some Banana Daiquiris, but it was closed darn it! Ended up at Carigas with the iguanas and assorted laggoonies. The next day or so was all about getting their wayward bag, and included Brad and I taking a wild and wet dinghy ride (read: male bonding) from Christmas Cove to the airport only to find out that the bag had arrived and was on delivery to Compass Point. On our way back to the boat Brad and I decided to make a pit stop at Joe’s Beach Bar on Honeymoon Bay where we said Hi to some of the local natives. We finally connected with the wayward bag the next day when it mysteriously showed up in the possession of one of the local Lagoonieville workers. It was a quick sail over to Vessup Bay in Red Hook, and that evening we took in the Fiddler and the Sun Mountain Band at Latitude 18, where I was able to get the old squeezebox out and tinkle the ivories (or whatever composite plastic the keys are). “Ain’t It Great To Be Alive!!” (per the Fiddler). Then off to Jost Van Dyke, with an aborted attempt to climb up to the top of the mountain overlooking Great Harbor. A brutal climb in any kind of condition (and one of my favorite things to do…OK, I’m a masochist). We made it over to White Bay and had Pain Killers at the Soggy Dollar Bar to ease our pain. A overnight stop in Hurricane Hole on St. John saw Bobbie and Sheila in the Kayak and Sheila in the hammock. Next day we had some great snorkeling at the Indians. We stopped at the Baths for some fabulous pictures. Then to the North Sound and the Bitter End as well as Leverick Bay to dance with the Mocko Jumbies. Throw in a couple of moonlight sails and eventually we ended up at Cam Bay, a new and very beautiful anchorage around the corner of Scrub Island Resort. We dropped Brad and Sheila off at Scrub Island resort, where they were going to stay for a few more days before leaving the islands. All and all another great trip through the islands with our new friends Brad and Sheila.