What do you do when your almost 2 year old munchkin wakes from a nap at 6:45pm? You take her out dancing of course! My new friend here in the BVI suggested we come on by a beach bar where they “serve excellent barbecue” and where her boyfriend plays in a band. After being in the house all day, I suggested this to hubby and he obliged so we headed on out after dinner. The barbecue did indeed smell excellent and we have to go back one day when we’re famished but my apple and bacon topped baked chicken was still hitting its dougie in our tummies so we passed on the BBQ and ordered up some drinks.
Here in the BVI I’m still wondering where people like myself would hang out. I’m guessing in such a smaller island, places like my usual hangout spots in Kingston, Jamaica will be hard to come by because Kingston isn’t a tourist destination. Maybe If I lived in Mobay or Negril I would have the same problem. That is, the problem of always going from one extreme to the next. I’ve been to one bar in town here where it was uhm…lets say…totally local? Too local? 🙂 And now I’ve been to this beach bar where 90% of the patrons all came in on a boat or a plane a couple days before. 60% of them were of retirement age but that’s not a complaint as that only made them more fun. It was such a treat watching old white people dance and prance on the dance floor to rock and reggae covers by a band who looked like they had children my age as well.
The best part of the night however was when munchkin decided to get in on the action. Let me tell you something, me and my husband, we sure have our differences, but these are the moments that make my heart swell. When the band did “I don’t want to wait in vain for your love” by the great Bob who munchkin was named after and they took to the dancefloor, my heart was swimming in joy. She was the highlight of the evening and folks kept coming up to me to say just how lovely she was.
I took over when pops needed a break as there was no stopping this child. She was getting down! When the night wrapped, the guitarist, who we heard used to be a Wailer himself at some point, said she was his inspiration. 🙂 An amazing night.
On a hair tip…I cut about 3 inches off my hair…, I just put in in about 6 twists and snipped off the ends…quite choppy and lacking any real shape or style but my transition is getting there 🙂
Yes our tree is still up! At least we took off the ornaments? 🙂 How was your weekend?