Thanks all for the quick response.
I get to dreaming of warmer climes when the bird bath, my office waterfront view, stays frozen during the day.
Violent and non-violent crime is just the normal background in most places, more so when the gap between haves and have-nots is larger.
I just like live theater and live music, even if the less than professional
As for politics, I don't think I have lived anywhere without some corruption and side deals for friends.
Maybe a USVI charter in early spring, with a few extra days to look around.
Another good reference is the vimovingcenter dot com . There is a lot of good information in that forum covering all aspects of moving and livin' in de ilons.
If you do end up chartering here and use CYOA you will probably meet Capt Jay and possibly me.