Tag Archives: Night Watch

History of Normans Cay


Sept. 1: The following is a chapter from Night Watch, our second suspense novel, set in the Bahamas. The history of drug trafficking through Normans Cay plays a pivotal role in the book. The research for this chapter came from several … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To…


… Daytona., but this blog is about trains, boats and books. 4/21/13. We stopped for the night in Savannah at a hotel  next to the Georgia Roundhouse Railroad Museum. When we opened the car door, we heard the distinct sound of … Continue reading

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Return to Norman’s Cay


Feb. 13. One of our goals for this trip was to get to Normans Cay. The days of drug lords Carlos Lehder and George Jung are long gone, but since this cay plays a significant role in our novel, Night Watch, … Continue reading

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The last unexplored wilderness


Oct. 3: The more we read the more we are convinced that South Andros has all the characteristics we need  for the final scenes of Night Watch. Andros is the largest of the Bahamas islands and is described in one of … Continue reading

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Now to Norman’s Cay


Sept. 11: We’re going to the Bahamas this winter, but we’re not quite ready.  For starters, it’s still hurricane season, so late November is a more realistic date,  and then there is this biggy. We decided to sell Silver Girl and buy a … Continue reading

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Cafe society, alive and well in Paris


July 1: Sunday morning. As we sat at outside at our favorite cafe, fellow aspiring writers happened by and joined us for discussion of the Paris Writer’s Workshop that finished up on Friday evening.  I’d like to think that in … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces- The Bahamian Experience


March 18: I don’t know how to make a coherent whole from these tidbits, but we’ll see if this works. Pot Stickers:  A Bahamian name for the scruffy, inbred dogs that roam around every Bahamian town and frequent the docks. Mostly they … Continue reading

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I walked into the library and . . .


Jan. 16: . . . . . . there was this poster promoting our participation in an event February 8. OK, that’s not the entire truth. We had a second-hand invitation to participate  but never had contact with the organizer-even … Continue reading

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Dream Destination


Nov. 26: At the front door of the Andros branch of the Bahamian Minister of Tourism we were met by a WOW! She had a sash diagonally across her chest announcing her title “Miss Teen Bahamas 2011.” Why was she … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Bahamas Style


Nov. 24: Since we celebrated my birthday Russia style with vodka, it seemed we should celebrate Thanksgiving Bahamian style with cracked conch, peas and rice, and coleslaw. All this and more at the Poop Deck in Nassau. So, how did … Continue reading

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