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Kite Surfing In A Tropical Storm

All day, CNN has been featuring a video clip of a man who strapped himself into kite surfing apparatus on some Florida beach during tropical storm Faye. One 60 mph gust came along, picked him up, slammed him into the beach a couple of times, picked him up again, carried him across an…

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The Unanticipated Effects Of Hurricane Faye

Hurricane Faye may not have amounted to much of a tropical storm, but her crazy energy certainly wreaked havoc in my life. Beginning on Saturday, things just started to go wrong for me. Think I’m exaggerating? Read on. I’d been putting off upgrading my blog to the new 2.6 version of WordPress (for…

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The Language Of Hurricanes

Hurricane season is upon us and the media is all over it. Having lived in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and Sarasota, I try to be particularly aware of the weather from July 1st through November 1st. Each year, as hurricane season approaches, I spend more…

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