covering the islands, technology, music, small business, and whatever else i think of

Jerry

About

I love my family, the islands and music. I'm a technology professional. I own a creative engraving business with my wife, I'm on Twitter @IslandTimeHQ, and I'm starting a blog.

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Le Sand Beach, St. Martin

What’s In a Name – Le Sand Beach

Yep, a beach named “Sand”, on the French side of Saint Martin.  Since I’m starting my new blog off freshly back from a trip to the Caribbean (my favorite place to go), I thought I would start with some pictures from the trip. 

The AT&T Social Security Number Scam

The second telephone hacking attempt I received in as many months.

By www.elbpresse.de (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

The Microsoft Help Desk Hacker

Today, someone called me and tried to hack my computer over the phone.

Recent Posts

When One Door Closes…

A final word from Engraving Amore.

The pool view goes off to infinity at the Oyster Bay Beach Resort.

Review: Oyster Bay Beach Resort, St. Maartin

In July, 2015, Andrea and I took our third trip to the Caribbean, enjoying a wonderful time at the Oyster Bay Beach Resort, a beautiful resort overlooking Oyster Pond on the east side of St. Maarten. This review from our stay in Saint Martin/Sint Maartin was originally posted on TripAdvisor.com on  October 1, 2015.   […]

The American Flags in our Garden

Your Government’s Greatest Resource – People

A guest blog post in response to recent global terrorist attacks and President Obama’s speech on 12/6/15.

Harry Packer Mansion

Life Is What You Make Of It… If It Doesn’t Fit…

This article could be subtitled, “Observations of a Cubicle Dweller”.

View from Divi Carina Bay

Review: Divi Carina Bay in St. Croix, USVI

Andrea’s Christmas present in 2012 was our first trip together to the Caribbean.  

No 9 Mine Entrance

Your Job Could Always Be Worse!

or, “What I learned from someone who died 100 years ago”

Flamingo Pond, Water Island, USVI

Walking in Pirate Territory on Water Island, USVI

Do you want to be a pirate when you grow up? Maybe you don’t want to actually kill someone and steal their ship, but most of us know at least one person we’d like to make walk the plank, right?

Beacon Hill Road

Sunset Flights Landing in Saint Martin

The runway at Princess Juliana International Airport on Saint Martin (actually, on the Dutch side, spelled Sint Maarten) ends right at Maho Beach.  It’s a typical tourist thing to watch the planes fly literally right over your head, and also to stand up against the fence and let 747s’s engine exhaust blow you over before […]

Le Sand Beach, St. Martin

What’s In a Name – Le Sand Beach

Yep, a beach named “Sand”, on the French side of Saint Martin.  Since I’m starting my new blog off freshly back from a trip to the Caribbean (my favorite place to go), I thought I would start with some pictures from the trip.