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Finding the Words…

The last few weeks have been very heavy. I’ve been trying to find the right space to write to you all and address my thoughts, but thought it best to just sit down and hit record instead…

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Purchases to Prepare for the 2020 Hurricane Season

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Hi everyone! I hope you’re all still doing well amidst the chaos and social distancing (which I hope you’re still doing by the way). This year truly is unique in that we’re entering hurricane season while going through a global pandemic. Things are already scarce on the shelves, and we’ve had 2 named storms before hurricane season has even officially started, with another one gaining strength.

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Confessions of a Manager

With the buzz of Christmastime, I decided now was a great time to take a little vacation – a stay-cation I guess you could call it because I’m really not going anywhere. 2019 was so full of activity for me. I’ve traveled more this year than I ever have before. I’ve gone to some amazing places, and done things I never thought I’d be comfortable doing – enter public speaking. Being in management has afforded me some incredible things, but it’s also shed a light on something I didn’t realize I needed.

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Hurricane Survival Tips from a Florida Native

I’ve lived in Central Florida for pretty much my entire life. I’m in my 30’s now, so I’ve gone through quite a few hurricanes and tropical storms. Not too long ago, Hurricane Dorian was looming outside the front door. This was a slow-moving storm….. very slow moving. It came just as we entered the peak of hurricane season, and made me think about all of the things we need to do to prepare ourselves and our homes before the storm hits. Looking back over the things I’ve done in the past, here are the 4 top things that I do to get ready to endure the storm. I’m no professional or expert on disaster preparedness, so these are just my opinions and examples of things I’ve done that have worked well for me.

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