Category Archives: Relationships

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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Evacuated from St. Maarten

        Our Royal Islander resort, a few hours before Hurricane Irma arrived.     Part Two of Our Hurricane Irma Experience Mike and I finally arrived home from St. Maarten on Friday, September 15th, nine days after … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma in St. Maarten

“Don’t worry about the car; just stay safe.”  This was from a representative of the car rental agency in St. Maarten from whom we had rented our car for our two week stay there.  Mike and I had gone by … Continue reading

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Connected to Beaumont

Texas is suffering immeasurable loss due to Hurricane Harvey and the tropical storms that followed. Houston has been hit very hard, which was predicted, although that does not make it any easier to deal with if you are one of … Continue reading

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Paying Attention to Discontinuities

  Change is disruptive.  Whether it is a positive change or a negative one, it is still disruptive.   Sometimes we do not see the change coming, and it catches us off guard.  At other times, we should see it coming, … Continue reading

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Communication Nation

People have different styles of communication.  Some of the differences come from personality, which I have written about in previous posts.  My personality tool, It’s in the Sauce, identifies those differences, and provides insight into how to communicate best with … Continue reading

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My Book Launch

The publication of my second book, A Year in the Life of a Recovering Spendaholic, occurred this past March.  Many of you have been so kind in your remarks about the book, and I sincerely thank you for your support.  … Continue reading

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