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It’s a great day to break a fast!

In a few hours, I plan to close out Day 14 of my water fast here on Saipan. While there are always deeper levels of cleansing to achieve by going longer, I think this is the right time because: (a) … Continue reading

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You won’t believe what just happened at NMC!

BREAKING NEWS! On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, between 11:30am and 1pm, a group of about a dozen culinary adventurers transformed the Northern Marianas College (NMC) Boardroom into Vegetarian Central Station! Yes, it’s true! It was an event conceived and spearheaded … Continue reading

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What you can get for $20 on Saipan!

“What’s the cost of living on Saipan?” “Can I survive on my $700/month SSI?” I get questions like that a lot on my www.saipanliving.com website. So, as a public service for those seeking to relocate here, here’s what you can … Continue reading

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Jamaican on Pagan: First Farewell!

On the final day of the Pagan adventure, we pack our gear and say our goodbyes… JR, Ern (boat captain) and Sandy share a few laughs   We head north up the west coast of the island and circle down … Continue reading

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Jamaican on Pagan DAY 4: Dolphins and such

Jamaican on Pagan DAY 4: Dolphins and such   By day four and five of my adventure on Pagan, I've got my routine down. I get up before sunrise and head to the north bay. Sandy had told me there's … Continue reading

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Jamaican on Pagan DAY 3: Meet the Pioneers

PAGAN IS NOT UNINHABITED. There are people on Pagan!   According to Wikipedia: "Pagan is a volcanic island in the Mariana Islands archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, belonging to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Formerly inhabited, the inhabitants were … Continue reading

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Jamaican on Pagan Day 2: In the name of Jamaica!

DAY 2: In the name of Jamaica!   What if Chuck Noland were Jamaican?  I think abut these things. Remember the movie Castaway starring Tom Hanks as Fedex employee, Chuck Noland? His plane crashes off a deserted island in the … Continue reading

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Jamaican on….wait for it…wait for it….PAGAN!

DAY 1: The Cure for Seasickness Riza, Harald, Wayne and Ken all gave great advice and tips for combatting seasickness. However, the best advice so far was from Gus: "hey Walt, Marijuana could probably help.  Unfortunately, it's not legal. Whenever you … Continue reading

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Transportation!

Next item on the checklist: Transportation! Okay. Let’s do something different this time! I’ve done Canada by car, Laos by bus, China by plane… What’s next? I know, let’s do the boat thing! Uh-oh, waitaminit!! Last time I did Tinian by … Continue reading

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Somewhere’s calling!

Note for folks on Saipan: For a split second a few days ago, I  thought to myself "Ruth is going to enjoy these new emails!" Then I quickly remembered that my late friend, Ruth Tighe now has a much wider vantage … Continue reading

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