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Igniting sparks

Where do stories come from?  Most of the time, superstitiously, we don’t ask. And usually, it’s hard to say, because the process is so chaotic when it’s happening, and in retrospect seems too random to catalogue. 894 more words

News And Events

Hurricane Cat

We adopted our precious cat, Scout, after Hurricane Charley in 2004. We lived in Melbourne, Florida, at the time, and Scout along with her brother had been found wandering alone once the storm passed through our area. 110 more words

Commentary

Irma -- 'war goddess' -- on her way

Hurricane Irma is on her way:

It's a rare sight to see a 180 mph Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean. Thoughts with all those in…

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History

It Could Always Be Worse

Seeing the horrific pictures of the aftermath, and continuing destruction of Harvey, brought back stressful memories of our time in Fort Myers, Florida.

2004, especially. That was the year we were preparing for a hurricane every other week starting in early August. 621 more words

Photos: Hurricane Harvey Downgraded To Category 3 As It Made Second Landfall

About three hours after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas as a Category 4 storm, it was downgraded to a Category 3 storm as it made a second landfall on the northeastern shore of Copano Bay after winds decreased to 125 mph from maximum sustained winds of 130 mph. 491 more words

Pictures

Photos: Hurricane Harvey Downgraded To Category 3 As It Made Second Landfall

About three hours after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas as a Category 4 storm, it was downgraded to a Category 3 storm as it made a second landfall on the northeastern shore of Copano Bay after winds decreased to 125 mph from maximum sustained winds of 130 mph. 494 more words

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Cocoa Beach

It was to be the holiday of a lifetime, reunited as a family following my husband’s “unexpected” tour of duty in Iraq, we had planned a two-week vacation to Florida. 268 more words

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