Monthly Archives: August 2015

Exposed

I wanted to record some of my first thoughts upon returning to Saipan. I imagine this will be raw and largely unedited so I apologize for that in advance. I’ll probably go back later and explain the context more since … Continue reading

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Surviving Typhoon Soudelar

Please visit this blog for more updates on how to help: https://survivingsaipan.wordpress.com/donate-to-saipan/ Thank you for following. More to come soon. I hope to update this soon with stories from the ground. It is so hard to not be there right … Continue reading

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Quick Update

Thanks for following along with my prior posts that were all written during the two weeks or so following the initial outage. Internet was successfully restored by a ship from Tyco that came from Taiwan and it was back to … Continue reading

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Expectations

The internet has been back online via some reported microwave repair or by some other news sources, a fiber optic hand strung cable to the next island over, Tinian. (See web-based newslink for an article: http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2015/07/14/saipans-internet-restored-slow/30121129/) It has been a … Continue reading

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Internet Restored (Kind of)

Okay, well kind of. But that sigh of relief you had when you saw the title line was the same that we had. Most of us did not expect any update in the internet status so everyone had turned off … Continue reading

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Reading the Clouds

As the typhoon passed, a days worth of cloudy, drizzly and downpouring skies followed behind it. Today, three days after the typhoon, blue skies are peeking through. One of the things we do not have now is access to weather. … Continue reading

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World Awareness

I heard today through the grapevine that Saipan was mentioned on CNN. Apparently as they were discussing the world weather and some typhoons that were headed towards Hong Kong, the weatherperson mentioned that the typhoons had originated in and around … Continue reading

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