Category Archives: Rebirth

Rebirth: Barbara Cannegieter

Our garden was a lush tropical jungle before Hurricane Irma. After Irma, the garden was broken, brown, and dead. Mother Nature took it all away but Mother Nature is now giving it back and plants are beginning to bloom again. This is a Calliandra, commonly called powder puff. I am seeing pink in the garden …

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Rebirth: Barbara Cannegieter

Our garden was a lush tropical jungle before Hurricane Irma. After Irma, the garden was broken, brown, and dead. Mother Nature took it all away but Mother Nature is now giving it back and plants are beginning to bloom again. This is a Calliandra, commonly called powder puff. I am seeing pink in the garden …

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Rebirth: Marion Schroen

Rebirth of Paradise This photo was taken on September 23, 2017 while walking the Guana Bay trail from Pointe Blanche to Guana Bay and back. For me this photo shows the rebirth of nature. This photo shows the beauty and resilience of Sint Maarten 17 days after the passing of Irma and 3 days after …

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Rebirth: Liliane Magnin

La nature quelques semaines après le passage d’ IRMA . Sur les hauts de Concordia . This is an entry in the 2017 Heritage Photo Contest. Our theme this year is Rebirth. View all the entries in the online gallery, learn more and find out how to enter here.

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Rebirth: Barbara Cannegieter

This is a Pearly Eyed Thrasher, commonly called a thrush locally. It is the bird everyone loves to hate. It is not a very nice bird. The pearly-eyed thrasher is described as an “aggressive, opportunistic omnivore that feeds primarily on large insects, but also feeds on fruits and berries, and will occasionally eat lizards, frogs, …

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Rebirth: Emma Croes (Age 11)

Player Development took a hard hit. Almost nothing was left of its clubhouse and facilities at the Little League Field in Philipsburg. This picture was taken when a group of kids and the coaches tried to salvage as much as possible from one of the over turned containers that used to be part of the …

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Rebirth: Emma Croes (Age 11)

Player Development took a hard hit. Almost nothing was left of its clubhouse and facilities at the Little League Field in Philipsburg. This picture was taken when a group of kids and the coaches tried to salvage as much as possible from one of the over turned containers that used to be part of the …

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Rebirth: Emma Croes (Age 11)

This is a picture of the new shoots of a macca pruimen tree (plum tree) in my yard. The tree is old and scarred and it was completely stripped of all its leaves by Hurricane Irma. Nevertheless, it showed its strength by quickly sprouting new leaves all over its tree trunk. A rebirth of life. …

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Rebirth: Emma Croes (Age 11)

This is a picture of the new shoots of a macca pruimen tree (plum tree) in my yard. The tree is old and scarred and it was completely stripped of all its leaves by Hurricane Irma. Nevertheless, it showed its strength by quickly sprouting new leaves all over its tree trunk. A rebirth of life. …

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Rebirth: Beverly Bonney

Ah yoo! No more Burger King. The people who hate to cook, go find your pot now. Irma can’t take this no more, boy! The girl was wicked bad. To Burger King lovers, Come on down to their location on the Bush Road, they have reopened to serve you after that brutal attack by hurricane …

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