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Island Life… by Clint Bennetsen

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Sep 17 - 1 Comment

Experiencing Hurricane Harvey Greetings from the island everyone. I hope all of you are doing well and looking forward to the beginning of Fall next week, I know that I sure am. It’s very rare, if ever, that I have devoted an entire Island Life article on just one subject or happening. But because of […]

Reflections by Phil Ellenberger

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Sep 17 - 0 Comments

Whew! I don’t know about you but hopefully you were as lucky as we were when we met Harvey. We evacuated. For unusual reasons we had not evacuated when Claudette came around way back then. She was a low numbered hurricane. As you all know Harvey was a four. We were trapped because Claudette came […]

Fish Out of Water by Thomas Spychalski…

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Sep 17 - 0 Comments

When tragedy such as a natural disaster strikes today, the world outside the affected areas tend to only see the damage and the heartbreak through television and the instantaneous magic of the internet. Additionally, once the disaster has had its time as a ‘current’ news event, it tends to slip into the background of those […]

Shelter In The Storm by Donnie L. Martin

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 14 Sep 17 - 0 Comments

What’s your first response when you suddenly find yourself caught out in the open during a thunderstorm? You make a mad dash for cover, do you not? It has something to do with that natural instinct we call “self-preservation.” We know that as long as we’re in the open we’re in danger of being struck […]

Island Life… by Clint Bennetsen

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Posted by Joyce Rhyne on 17 Aug 17 - 0 Comments

Close Calls On The Water Greetings from the island everyone.  I hope all of you are doing well and enjoying your summer.  School starts back up the end of this month, so please be careful and on the lookout for the kiddos returning back to classes.  Good luck to all the Port O’Connor and Seadrift […]

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