Good article about the abysmal state of paid vacations in the USA.
AlterNet: Vacation Starvation
I feel lucky because I can take the occassional vacation, but I certainly chafe under my company’s 10 days of paid vacation a year allotment.
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The big storm this weekend wasn’t so big after all. About 3 inches fell on Sunday, but winds never reached tropical storm strength. By 3:00 yesterday afternoon, the clouds were breaking up and patches of blue sky were visible.
This is actually a fairly dry August. Only a little over six inches has fallen this month. Last year Guam received over 20 inches of rainfall in August.