That's the story of the hurricane...but it won't be over till they clear the debris....

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Sunsets on islands are great.
    For those of you who got the title's stupid refrence, well done.  Ok, so anyhow, we are going to get a piece of the storm some time today, and they are getting ready.  I woke up this morning at 615 to go diving, and was told that we wern't going out (annoying b/c now i have to stay an extra day or two).  I figured out that it was the hurricane which Eric confirmed, but with sort of a flip remark about how it's just not safe to be on the sea, but the land will be fine.
    My hotel is brand new, and there is one right next to it being torn down, board by board, by locals.  It was the oldest hotel on the island, and the owners of my dive shop/hotel decided to build a new, nicer place and turn the old space of the hotel into a vollyball court.  Great, but i'm a little worried about all the drywall that is laying on the floor of the broken building and the random toilets and things flying through the air.  As I heard some comedian say once (paraphrased):  It's not the wind that scares me, it's what is in the wind...like a buick.  
    In any case, the woman from the restaurant I eat at told me "dan't worry--it's not life tretnin' jus a little wind'  I've got my iPod charged up and I'm going to buy some snacks and water now, so we'll see what the day brings...

Casey
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Sunsets on islands are great.
Sunsets on islands are great.
This is where I got my laundry don…
This is where I got my laundry do…
Garbage Men
Garbage Men
Starting to get stormy...
Starting to get stormy...
Whoush!
Whoush!
This dog isn´t scared of no hurri…
This dog isn´t scared of no hurr…
wooo...trouble´s a brewin
wooo...trouble´s a brewin'
it begins....
it begins....
it never actually got THAT bad....
it never actually got THAT bad....
The next day...the old hotel is al…
The next day...the old hotel is a…
Time for a-divin!
Time for a-divin!
I couldnt get enough of these sun…
I couldn't get enough of these su…
Er....
Er....
Yup...
Yup...
This was the party place next door…
This was the party place next doo…
this is the best poster ever.  I a…
this is the best poster ever. I …
:)
:)
Everyone goes around in these...
Everyone goes around in these...
Dem a loot dem a shoot dem a wai…
Dem a loot' dem a shoot' dem a wa…
See the hammock twisted up there?
See the hammock twisted up there?
Utila
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