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Surviving an earthquake in Guam

Where I come from, natural disasters are extremely rare. No earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, typhoons or tornadoes to worry about. The biggest storm that has happened so far just resulted in the temporary (1 day) flooding of some expensive houses and shopping districts (the most expensive destruction probably happened when the Hermes store got waterlogged, destroying rows of expensive Birkin bags) 👜👜👜 588 more words

Penguin Travelleth

Guam 2015: A Killer View with a Twist

It was our daughter’s last full day in Guam and we were driving down Marine Drive on our way to dinner with some of my wife’s cousins (on her father’s side) and we stopped for a final rendezvous wih my daughter’s childhood penpal and distant cousin (on my wife’s mother’s side). 249 more words



Just thought I’d share some of the sunsets I was able to capture through the last few months. Feel free to borrow (:

(Warning: these pictures don’t do the sunsets justice)


Federal Register Highlights - 5/19/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for May 19, 2015:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Loop Parkway Bridge, mile 0.7, across Long Creek, and the Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge, mile 12.8, across Sloop Channel, both at Hempstead, New York. 182 more words

Daily Updates

Guam 2015: Back to Plaza de Espana for MM 2-11

I decided to go back to the Plaza de Espana in Hagatna, Guam for my submission this week to Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. In fact, today’s photo of cannon and cathedral was taken just two minutes after my entry for… 233 more words



Håfa Adai!

Inafa’maolek (making things better) is one of the core values of our Chamoru culture. It means living harmoniously with each other, i tano… 402 more words


The Aftermath of Typhoon Dolphin

Typhoon Dolphin came and left Guam within a matter of 2 days; the damage, however, is still trying to be assessed and fixed. Many are still without water, power, or worse..both; it’s times like these that make you appreciate what you have. 193 more words