Category Archives: conflict

Building Anew

Happy New Year!  May 2018 be a year of health, happiness, and prosperity for you. Just saying those words and wishing it so, will not make it happen.  Then, what will? Concentrated effort.  Daily disciplines.  Letting go of some things … Continue reading

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Full Retirement Age

  I passed an age milestone this week.  On November 29th, I hit Full Retirement Age, which for me, is 66 years old.  The years keep coming faster and faster.  While aging has its challenges, it also has its benefits, … Continue reading

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Part Six of Our Hurricane Irma in St. Maarten Experience

    After surviving Hurricane Irma in St. Maarten, four days after the hurricane hit, on September 10th, we were evacuated by Royal Caribbean Cruise Line.  We sailed on Adventure of the Seas to Aruba, disembarking and overnighting there.  The next … Continue reading

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Part Five of Our Hurricane Irma Experience in St. Maarten

Amazing.  Just when we thought we were headed home, the take-off of our plane from Aruba was aborted and we are headed back to the gate.  It had been more than a week since Hurricane Irma came through St. Maarten … Continue reading

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Evacuated from St. Maarten by Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas Cruise Ship

Part Four of our Hurricane Irma in St. Maarten Experience We had arrived at the cruise ship port only to be told by the guards that the ship was full.  This was one of my lowest points of our hurricane … Continue reading

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St. Maarten Hurricane Irma Evacuation Plans

This is Part Three of Mike and my Hurricane Irma experience in St. Maarten       Our local friends, Ron and his family, leaving our resort the morning we were to be evacuated       Hurricane Irma had … Continue reading

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Tragedy in Las Vegas

  The blog post I planned for today must wait until next week.  Safe at home away from Hurricane Irma in St. Maarten, that continuing story must take a back seat to the tragedy still unfolding in Las Vegas.  I … Continue reading

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