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Forum: Costa Linda Resort Sunday, May 31st, 2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,284
Posted By Linda VH
Re: May 30th election

The days leading up to this election have been contentious enough - last post for me.
Forum: Costa Linda Resort Sunday, May 31st, 2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,284
Posted By Linda VH
Re: May 30th election

Sherry, the question was about electing 4 new board members not who was elected. I have heard no one say anything negative about 4 new board members being elected.
Forum: Costa Linda Resort Sunday, May 31st, 2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,284
Posted By Linda VH
Re: May 30th election

Yes it is a good thing! The membership voted overwhelmingly to seat a 9 member board. This was not done - papers not filed, no follow up, etc. - by previous boards for obvious reasons. This was...
Forum: Costa Linda Resort Saturday, May 30th, 2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,284
Posted By Linda VH
Re: May 30th election

The voting has taken place and the members voted overwhelmingly to seat four new board members. All propositions passed except for 8 and 9 which the sitting board asked for a no vote. They got the...
Forum: Costa Linda Resort Friday, May 15th, 2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,284
Posted By Linda VH
Re: May 30th election

Colby, you can send a copy of your drivers license or passport rather than having a notarized copy of anything. We are saving $80,000 by having the convocation on line!!!! I will be here in Aruba...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 14th, 2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,898
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Burger King at Arawak Garden

Why do you have your knickers in a twist? What do you think Sbarro is besides a chain in all the food courts in the US. Tony Roma's as well, etc. etc.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 11th, 2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,799
Posted By Linda VH
Adventure Golf Closes Doors

after 16 years. The bad part is that they did not notify the employees. From the tourist paper "The sudden closing came as a surprise to all employees, who now must scramble to make ends meet". ...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, May 8th, 2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,334
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Banking in Aruba

We have an acct. with CMB and are quite happy.
Forum: Aruba Safety Wednesday, May 6th, 2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,809
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Flu prevention in Aruba

According to today's local paper here in aruba there are no flu cases in the caribbean!!!!!
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 5th, 2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,142
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Aruba Weather

As the above poster said - any day on vacation, etc. Pack a very small fold up umbrella in your luggage and that will probably keep the rain away! We haven't had rain for a few weeks but today it...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 4th, 2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,142
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Aruba Weather

I am in Aruba right now. We had a short shower yesterday afternoon and maybe last night. I can't tell except that the deck has some water on it - birds taking a bath. It is overcast right now but...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, April 29th, 2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,781
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Ellioti's Italian Restaurant Opens

Do not attempt to go there today (April 29) as it is a "soft" opening and they are accepting only invited guests. I stopped by earlier today and asked if it was a private party and they said yes. ...
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Sunday, April 5th, 2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,939
Posted By Linda VH
Forum: Aruba Safety Saturday, April 4th, 2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 25,403
Posted By Linda VH
Re: More crime (hate to keep posting these)

Off Topic A Bit --- Islanddog, if you're going to Texas de Brazil get the 15% coupon out of the free papers at your resort.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, March 9th, 2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,210
Posted By Linda VH
Re: storm in Aruba??

Yesterday was beautiful and today is looking great as well!!!
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, March 8th, 2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,210
Posted By Linda VH
Re: storm in Aruba??

It is the windiest I have ever experienced. So windy that I'm not eating outside on the balcony as it is uncomfortable. We were going to bbq last night but decided to go to Bingo's as it would be...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, March 7th, 2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,210
Posted By Linda VH
Re: storm in Aruba??

Nice right now - 8:55 Aruba time - very windy and surf is up. Lots of people surfing (body and boogie) yesterday.
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, February 20th, 2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,376
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Ritz Carlton deal signed

As far as I can tell it isn't the windsurfers beach area - instead it is (according to the paper) Hardicurari (sp?)/Basiruti. That, according to the map is in between the HI and the Marriott - WOW! ...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, February 11th, 2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,282
Posted By Linda VH
Auctioning Adventure Golf/Alfredo's, etc.

Just saw in the local paper that they're going to auction this off and said it would be good for a park, development, etc.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 9th, 2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,474
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Theft and car breakins

They did - years ago when a group targeted rental cars leaving Miami airport. Rental companies said it would be massively expensive -ergo we'd pay for it.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Sunday, February 8th, 2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,454
Posted By Linda VH
Paella at Casa Tua (Downtown)

Friday night is paella night and flamenco. We tried it and it will be a regular with us. DH had the paella and I had a pizza (love thin crust). He said it was the best paella he has had in a long...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, February 8th, 2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,138
Posted By Linda VH
Re: surf's up!!

No rain yet today but I'm up on the 5th (top floor) at Costa Linda (admittedly beachfront) with all the doors closed and I can hear the surf quite distinctly. Yes we lost a couple of palapas,...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, February 8th, 2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,035
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Supermarkets

We prefer Ling. We were at Super Foods yesterday and it has alot of Dutch products. We bought some yogurt as they had a brand I didn't recognize but it was only 10% fat (we'll see). Anyway, the...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 28th, 2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,627
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Stores open on Holidays?

If I were you I would go to www.lindandsons.com (http://www.lindandsons.com) and e-mail them asking what their hours will be those days.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 28th, 2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,945
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Jumbo Hostel in Sweden!

What a good idea!!! Let us know how it is!
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 24th, 2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,050
Posted By Linda VH
Re: more questions

We are not beach people (please pick yourselves up off the ground :shades_sm). We live on the water in Florida and I burn, and so many many of my friends have had cancerous stuff removed or...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 24th, 2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Our
Views: 1,597
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Our

He better be writing lol!!!! Really liked his book - read it in Aruba (he signed it for me down there!!!) and left it in the bookshelf for others to enjoy - hope nobody walked off with it. We only...
Forum: VisitAruba.com BB Parties Wednesday, January 21st, 2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,004
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Monday Night BB Parties

As you face the bar people usually sit on the left where there are chairs and sofas, etc. We're getting in on Feb. 2 so won't make that night but we'll see whoever the following week.
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 10th, 2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,489
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Question about lack of threads. . . .

Congrats on the loss!!! Wish I could lose some.
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 10th, 2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,489
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Question about lack of threads. . . .

I didn't mean you should delete the negative. I just would like to see people ask questions, comment on something, etc. rather than moan. Sure we need to express our opinions about what is...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 10th, 2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,489
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Question about lack of threads. . . .

Hi Sherry: My take is the negativity of threads. All about crime, a beautiful island destroyed, I hate the airlines, etc. Not that the other boards don't have some negativity but not as much. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 3rd, 2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,986
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Need Help!!

The Alhambra Casino has a small restaurant inside that has very delicious sandwiches, soups and hot dogs. DH and I have had the steak sandwich and hot dog. We would never have thought about eating...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Thursday, January 1st, 2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,361
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Matthew's Restaurant

We have also gone there for the b-fast buffet and lunches and dinners. If the same woman is at the omelette station she was wonderful. Best omelette I've ever eaten. The bacon is VERY crispy...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, December 27th, 2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,031
Posted By Linda VH
Re: physical therapy

I had broken my wrist in Las Vegas, returned, saw an orthopedist and went to Aruba. In Aruba I had x-rays and my cast removed. I went to an excellent PT - her name is Milly Bagheri-van Trigt at...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, November 19th, 2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,726
Posted By Linda VH
I Love Aruba Re: Sole Mare Restaurant, video

Really loving your videos. Sadly we haven't been to Sole Mare in a couple of years. When Dennis was the manager at Azzurro we started going there. Dennis moved over to Gianni's and I do not like...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, October 24th, 2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 27,539
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Little Europe Jewelers

In March I purchased a diamond bracelet from Little Europe. Somehow one of the diamonds was lost and when we went back in August they replaced the diamond with no fuss at all.
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, October 23rd, 2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 27,539
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Little Europe Jewelers

Little Europe also has a store in Harencia Mall and I have purchased several pieces of jewelry from them and been very pleased. Linda
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Sale Saturday, October 11th, 2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,094
Posted By Linda VH
Costa Linda 2 BR Weeks 8, 9 and 10 For Sale

Unit 4033 overlooks the pool and ocean (you can see California Lighthouse on a clear day). Contact Marshall - newburyrco@msn.com
Forum: Aruba Safety Sunday, October 5th, 2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,613
Posted By Linda VH
Re: A new safety issue in paradise

I have been hesitant to post this as I don't want to whole "scare thing" but this seems like the place. In August I went downtown alone and parked at the bus station. There are two outdoor eating...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, September 17th, 2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,179
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Bakeries

The raisin bread from Huchada is WONDERFUL!!!!!
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, September 8th, 2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,374
Posted By Linda VH
Re: "International Guidelines" for flights

We came home from Aruba last Thursday. We allowed 3 hours and ended up taking an hour to get to the airport (heavy flooding). JetBlue was very crowded but AA was not. If you give yourself the...
Forum: Tourist Tales Sunday, August 31st, 2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,000
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Aruba Summer Reflections

It is always good to get another perspective - different from us who are "over the bridge". Really enjoyed your book! Will send you a message on your website. Thanks again, Linda
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, August 27th, 2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,967
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Orthopedist????

Just a follow-up. I ended up seeing Dr. deWindt and he was very good. No he doesn't supervise the casting as that is done @ the hospital in the Casting Department. That is all they do. Anyway had...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, August 26th, 2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,413
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Rainy here

Pretty humid here. Got my cast off but very stiff! Went to physical therapist first thing. Rained again this a.m. and now clouds on the horizon but who cares - it's Aruba!!!!!

Love to Murray -...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, August 25th, 2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,413
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Rainy here

Heard the wind and rain in the night - really loud - but it was around 4 a.m. and I didn't get up. Woke up to sun but it is unusually humid. All the poker room people (locals) say it is unusual. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, August 24th, 2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,413
Posted By Linda VH
Rainy here

and that makes for indoor dining - not because of the wet but more the bugs!!! At MJ last night and they wouldn't give us a table near a fan so the bugs were literally flying in my face. Not...
Forum: Costa Linda Resort Saturday, August 23rd, 2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,849
Posted By Linda VH
Taste of Heaven Salon/Spa

Have had good manicures and guests and DH and I have all had sports massages. One of the best massages I have had. :wink_smil
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Friday, August 15th, 2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 176
Poll: Bingo's
Views: 52,640
Posted By Linda VH
Re: Bingo's

The very best burgers on the island - twice this trip and maybe again tonight!:tounge_sm
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, August 13th, 2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,499
Posted By Linda VH
Best Hotdog & Fries in Aruba??

Try not to eat too many of these but when I do I want it to be wonderful - where do y'all think is the best?
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, August 13th, 2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,714
Posted By Linda VH
Iguana Cantina

In the Herencia Mall. Went in and ordered a pitcher of Sangria and asked server if I could get ground beef (it is elsewhere on the menu) in my quesadilla - firm and quick NO! DH then asked if he...
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