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Caribbean islands make world bright and sunny again for winter weary

news-herald.com: "Caribbean memories sustain me this time of year, when the trappings of another Northeast Ohio winter have already become old. Coping with snow and ice, pretty as it is at first, wears one down.

My daydream turns to a game of dominoes, that Caribbean favorite, played in front of an open window at a little bar in Coral Bay, on the sleepy side of St. John. In the photo captured of that moment, the view of the sailboat-dotted bay outside looks like a painting on the wall, with sea colors so blue they don't seem real."

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