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Recent Devastation in the Phillipines

The typhoon that just hit the Philippines is being called “the perfect storm” due to its size, symmetry and tightness of the eye. Typhoon Hayian hit land in the Samar and Leyte provinces, ready to do extensive damage. The sustained winds blew at 160 miles per hour and the storm surge was 16 feet. The surge is what caused most of the damage (although the winds certainly didn’t help), first sweeping away Tacloban, a port city.

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The Excitement is in the Air - My Upcoming Trip to Israel!

It's hard to believe that December is quickly approaching.  I've never been a huge fan of the winter months but I have to admit, this year I am counting down the days until mid-December.  My family and I are traveling to Israel to meet my husband's side of the family.  To say we are all excited is an understatement.  Words can do no justice to describe the tingly and fuzzy feeling I have inside when I envision getting off of the plane at Ben G

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The Jewish Holiday of Succoth is Just Around the Corner - it's a Great Time to Visit New York

On the evening of Wednesday, September 18th, Jews all over the world will be lighting candles in honor of the holiday of Succoth.  This holiday, also known as the 'Feast of Tabernacles' or 'Feast of Booths' is a Biblically mandated holiday.  It lasts 8 days long - the first two of which are so holy that Jews are not allowed to work.  Instead, they go to services at the local synagogue and have festive meals with family and friends.  And the really cool thing ab

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Eagle Rider now Represented at CRX

For those of you who like to live on the wild side, brace yourself because you can now rent with Eagle Rider at Car Rental Express.  The only thing holding me back is that I don't have a motorcycle license, but boy if I did...  The person probably happiest about having Eagle Rider represented at CRX is the Chair of the company since he is a  MAJOR motorcyle ent

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Moving Cities - the Trials and Tribulations

I need to vent again - so thanks for listening.  The big news is that my family is moving homes (well, it's big news for me at least) and I am now sitting in a stupour of utter and complete anxiety.  What does moving have to be so stressful?  It is seriously considered one of life's MOST taxing events/processes.  And it makes sense, you have to sell or rent out your current place, find a new one in the location where you want to be that is up to your standards

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