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Hurricane Florence: Back on the island

The anticipation of returning of the island heightened each day they delayed entry. Finally on Thursday September 20 residents were… read more Hurricane Florence: Back on the island

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Closer but Not Home Yet

Yesterday we drove from Ashville to Surf City. It was a long winding road around flooded areas and closed roads…. read more Closer but Not Home Yet

Posted in Island Life: Topsail Personal Essay

Evacuation Hurricane Florence

I love storms. I always have but this time I had a pit in my stomach unlike any I have ever had in anticipation of a pending storm. It is the first time I felt the need to evacuate.

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Vacation to Evacuation

Last week I was on the Carnival Paradise enjoying a Sisters Travel Adventure. By Saturday I knew I was going… read more Vacation to Evacuation

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Pauses and Moving Forward

For the last three years, I have been focused on rewriting and editing my memoir. Everything else was put on… read more Pauses and Moving Forward

Posted in Island Life: Topsail Personal Essay

Life in Paradise Never Ceases to Amaze Me

An Amazing Experience   Life in Paradise never ceases to amaze me. Today was just like most any other day,… read more Life in Paradise Never Ceases to Amaze Me

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Finally We Are in Greece

Sisters Travel Adventure Series Epic Journey Cruise 2016 Pre-Cruise: Piraeus, Greece Now that we are rested, showered and have clean… read more Finally We Are in Greece

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Carnival Vista Here We Come

 Sisters Travel Adventure Series      Epic Cruise Carnival Vista Carnival Vista Here We Come! Europe Here We Come! The Sisters Are… read more Carnival Vista Here We Come

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Island Life: Summer has Begun

Summer has arrived again. Tourists have returned to the island. We have day trippers, weekend visitors, and weekly vacation renters.Those… read more Island Life: Summer has Begun

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Island Life – Surf City Bridge Update

As tourists begin arriving on the island for a new season, I have been inundated with questions about the new… read more Island Life – Surf City Bridge Update