Tag Archives: Patti Fralix

Waiting on Hurricane Florence

As I write this, many people up and down the U.S. East Coast are preparing for and waiting for the largest hurricane that has occurred in many years, Hurricane Florence. Florence is about twenty-four hours away from making landfall, and … Continue reading

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St. Maarten/St. Martin Post Hurricane Irma

Mike and I are in St. Maarten/St. Martin this week, one year after Hurricane Irma devastated the island. We were here when Hurricane Irma came through and wanted to come back and see the island while it is recovering. I … Continue reading

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What Difference Does a Year Make?

Mike and I travel to St. Maarten on Saturday, to see how our precious island has recovered from Hurricane Irma. We will be there for the first anniversary of the hurricane, September 6. We lived through that hurricane and want … Continue reading

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Change Changes Us

  Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey’s assault on Houston and other areas in Texas. September 6 is the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Irma’s attack on St. Maarten. Many areas in Texas have recovered well from Harvey, while … Continue reading

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The Most Important Change to Make

Jim Rohn, considered by many as America’s greatest business philosopher, said many things worth remembering. His quote, “Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune,” is on my … Continue reading

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Management that Matters

She works in a bar and grill at Oak Island during the summer while she is out on college break. Mike and I had recently met her there. I learned that she previously worked at a local restaurant. Mike and … Continue reading

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It is About the People, Every Time

It isn’t about the facility. It isn’t about the food. It is about the people. You and I know this, but sometimes we forget. I had a good reminder of this recently.

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