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You Talk Too Much...

Some people just don’t know when to shut the hell up. It amazes me how some individuals, namely my brother, can talk ad nauseam about ANYTHING–regardless of their listeners’ interest level–I’m guessing because he likes to hear the sound of his own voice. 794 more words


Make Your Pain Your Power- Overcoming total loss in a hurricane

Think of a time in your life when you experienced an emotional pain. Was it a financial loss? Was it a death? Was it a betrayal? 855 more words

A rock ’n’ roll pilgrimage to Montserrat

The author of this article, Gloria Galloway starts by writing about how she trespassed Sir George Martin’s famous recording facility in Montserrat, “now an abandoned ruin that was once a magnet for A-list rockers,” and about how her pilgrimage to AIR Studios—a temple of rock music where the legendary Beatles’ producer enticed deities of the genre to record some of the world’s best-selling albums—was the highlight of her Caribbean trip. 640 more words


Indentured Elves

Yesterday, Hugo started telling me about the letter to Santa he wrote in school. I was folding clothes, only half listening to him ramble on about video games, when he said something about asking to borrow an elf so he could have new toys year round. 293 more words


Steve Jobs: The Next Generation

My son Hugo is a handful. Within the first month of his life, I started referring to him as Hurricane Hugo because of the swirl of strawberry blonde hair on top of his head: it looked like the eye of a storm on Doppler. 728 more words


Remembering the Hugo Bowl

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — It’s been more than a quarter of century since Hurricane Hugo made landfall in Charleston, causing $7 billion in damage.

That storm was headed directly towards Savannah but made an 11th hour turn away. 308 more words

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Hurricane Hugo -- The Aftermath of the Storm...September 21, 2014

Dearest Readers:

I have been quiet for a bit. Just a bit perplexed with writing…feeling as if I could not write one word ever again. Alas, I am back — on this day September 21, 2014 — 25 years after Hurricane Hugo strove to destroy the beautiful City of Charleston, SC. 1,685 more words