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Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,817
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Snowbound

Love the cat storys too. Mine are ticked that there is so much snow. They hate it and I think they are blaming me. I can tell by the way they look out and then glare at me.
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 1st, 2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,817
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Snowbound

So what your saying is, the hotter the earth gets, the more it will snow and give us record low temperatures.
My dad (Deceased)was an archaeologist and he agrees that the earths getting warmer. He...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 1st, 2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,817
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Snowbound

You can come shovel my sidewalk. I dont mind. I can see your cat backing up now as mine do the same thing. I wrote about my cats a little in the next/last reply.
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 1st, 2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,817
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Snowbound

Aquarius and Sherry, We have 4 cats. They are indoor/outdoor, but with snow on the ground they are mostly indoor. Cant get them in during hot weather. They lay on the concrete in 100 degree weather...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 1st, 2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,817
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Snowbound

LOL. You might be right, although they dont make a sound when they are stalking them outside.
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 1st, 2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,817
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Snowbound

Definately unusual weather we are having. Global warming advocates, aka algoreites,take notice. Man made global warming does NOT cause blizzards all over the world.

On another note, my cats are...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 1st, 2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,817
Posted By arubabob
Snowbound

We are now officialy snowbound. We have had over 16 inches of snow since midnight here in Owasso. The official report at Tulsa international is 13.5 inches so far with up to 20 inches in local...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 26th, 2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,350
Posted By arubabob
Smile The Aruban name change??

I just saw an add to rent a week at the Tropicana resort, Aruba. In the small print it said formerly the Arubian resort.
How are things going with the owners there now? Has everything been settled?
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 25th, 2011, 01:10 PM
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Views: 824
Posted By arubabob
Smile happy Betico Croes day

Happy Betico Croes day to everyone on Aruba. Enjoy this holiday.:party:
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 19th, 2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,413
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Just curious....

They did have good sate' as well. I wondered what happened to them.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 19th, 2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,413
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Just curious....

Thats right Elaine. We never ate there when it was Calypso. Gurss they went out of biz between our trips. Maybe we were lucky.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 19th, 2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,413
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Just curious....

We are a little different. Our flight doesnt arrive until after 9 or 10 at night. By the time we get to our resort we have been up for about 18 hours. Most places are closed and we are very...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, January 7th, 2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,908
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Travelers Checks or not

Sherry, my cu said they will no longer be issued in $20s, but $50 and $100 are still available.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 27th, 2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,804
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Beach at Baby Beach?

We didnt see any problem with the beach there but we didnt stay after we got there. It was a sunday afternoon and it was totaly packed with people. Parking was even filled up and people parking at...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 27th, 2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,102
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Playa Linda Parking

We stayed there this year. There are the 2 parking areas. We found the one unde the resort to be full most of the time and parked at the one across the street. Your room key activates the gates at...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,654
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Natalee Halloway

The article does not say if they have determined how long the bone fragment may have been exsposed to the elements. It is possible it has been laying out for much longer than 5 years. Bone and...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, November 20th, 2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,435
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Weather or not 'tis the question ...

Dont let the weather reports scare you. Unless there is another one of those low pressure areas over Venezuala that keeps the wind from blowing.
We also have had a few bad trips. Went to London...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, November 8th, 2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,430
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: BIG waves at Bucuti!!

5 or 6 years ago the beach across the street from Divi Village was completely gone. There was water up to the rocks and a big gap in the area with no sand. In two years it was back even better. So...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, November 8th, 2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,430
Posted By arubabob
Smile BIG waves at Bucuti!!

Wow, just looked at bucuti cam and those waves look huge. Whats going on today?
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, November 4th, 2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,729
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Storm Track...

We arrived on Oct 3 and had a monsoon on monday Oct 4, rain and clouds on Oct 5, clouds and no breeze on Oct 6 and then sunshine for the rest of our stay through Oct 15. Wish we had known you were...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, November 1st, 2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,920
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Allure of the Sea

That is amazing. Better hope there isnt a big swell just about when they get under the bridge. Bet the captains chair has some suction holes in it too.
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, October 28th, 2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,504
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Turkey Day In Aruba!

Dont know about AM but Chalet Suisse next door used to have one.
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, October 28th, 2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,530
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Aruban people's hospitality

One year we went in November. We drove to baby beach to snorkel. When we got done we decided to go to the cerro colorado lighthouse. We had not been there before. We drove thru a houseing area on...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, October 24th, 2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,822
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Net Metering Question

I dont know if they allow it on private homes. The Playa Lindas news letter said they wanted to put in solar panels to offset some of the costs for electricity. The goverment ruled that if they put...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, October 23rd, 2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,419
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: changes I saw

the aricle I read about the boas said they killed less than a hundred 7 years ago, over 200 the next year, over a thousand 2 years ago and around 2500 last year. The concern is that they are...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, October 22nd, 2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,419
Posted By arubabob
Smile changes I saw

We just returned from 12 days on Aruba and thought I would mention the changes we saw this year. This was our 13th time on Aruba. These changes could have occured anytime in the last 3-4 years. We...
Forum: Aruba Trip Reports Sunday, October 17th, 2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,110
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: arubabob on the island

Sorry I havnt been able to update, home now.

We had normal Aruba weather the last 7 days of our trip. Sun and wind every day. No more rain.
Saturday bil and I played golf at Divi. We were...
Forum: Aruba Trip Reports Sunday, October 10th, 2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,110
Posted By arubabob
Re: arubabob on the island

We have had suny skys for the last 3 days. The wind came back yesterday too. Life is good.
Picked up sis and bil at airport friday. No rain since friday after dark.
Ate at Pelican again friday...
Forum: Aruba Trip Reports Thursday, October 7th, 2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,110
Posted By arubabob
Smile arubabob on the island

I am going to try this again. I posted a report earlier and it seems to have disappeared into the void. sorry if both show up.
We flew AA from TUL/DFW/MIA/AUA using FF miles. First leg was normal. ...
Forum: Aruba Trip Reports Thursday, October 7th, 2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By arubabob
Smile where is it?

I posted a report and it looks like it disappeared.
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, October 1st, 2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

2 more days and a wake up.
Hope the weather there gets better. :lightningNeed some sun.:shades_sm
We have never had a full day of rain in 13 trips. Shoot, weve never had 2 hours of rain in 13...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, September 28th, 2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 943
Posted By arubabob
Smile question about Laguna restaurant

We have eaten dinner at Laguna at the Radisson several times and enjoyed it. We were thinking about having breakfast there this trip but can not find out how much it is. Dinner is $23 now. Anyone...
Forum: Where to Stay Monday, September 27th, 2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,323
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: one night. 11/25/10

We like to stay at the Renaissance downtown for an extra day we need. You can stay the night and visit the private island the next morning. You can eat lunch on the island as well. Probably cant...
Forum: Aruba Trip Reports Monday, September 27th, 2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,999
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Ahhhhhh.......aruba

Hopefully, you will have nothing but sunshine and warm breezes for the rest of your trip. We will be there on the 3rd and would like the weather to be its usual, normal self. Being from Oklahoma...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, September 26th, 2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

6 days and a wakeup. Then :airplane: :island: :beer_yum::beer_yum::beer_yum:
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, September 24th, 2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,925
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Need just one night's stay

We like to stay an extra night like that at the Renaissance downtown and spend a day on their private island.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

10 days and a wakeup.:party:
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, September 17th, 2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

I think anything you want to substitute will be fine.

Have you tried Amstel Bright. Thats BRIGHT not LITE. I will probably drink a few of those as well. I like them better than Balashi. Cant...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, September 17th, 2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

OK, its a tough job, but somebodys gotta do it. Since no one else is volunteering, I'll do my best.:beer_yum::beer_yum::beer_yum::beer_yum::beer_yum::beer_yum:
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, September 17th, 2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

I had some free time today so I checked my res on Americans site. Everything was fine and as it should be. Then I did a little exploring on the FF site and found a return leg from DFW/TUL that would...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, September 16th, 2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

That makes 9 Balashis for others. May have to buy 2 sixpacks. Or more. Havnt heard from Kevin yet.
Forum: Aruba Trip Reports Thursday, September 16th, 2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,434
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: Buffam's Tropical Haven and Costa Linda 9/1-9/10

Nice report. That is how we spent our last trip. Just relaxing.
Do you have any contact info on Buffums. I could not find a web site or phone number.
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, September 16th, 2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

Duh. I should look before I leap. Thanks.
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, September 16th, 2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

Where is the new trip report section?
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, September 16th, 2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

17 days for us. How long will U B there? Where R U staying?
We will be at Playa Linda for 5 nights and Costa Linda for 7 nights.
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, September 14th, 2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: SAME OLD STORY SAME RESULTS (I think)

Good for you. You went after what you wanted, got what you were looking for at the price you were willing to pay so there was no entrapment or luring or buyers remorse involved. If all people that...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, September 14th, 2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: SAME OLD STORY SAME RESULTS (I think)

RTFP!!
Read the fine print! Your response to that coupon is exactly why stores continue to send them out. Many people will still buy even after they find out they were suckered in.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, September 13th, 2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: SAME OLD STORY SAME RESULTS (I think)

Charles, your teacher was correct, there aint no such thing as a free lunch. Words to live by. If a deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is. More words to live by.

I must admit, I was...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, September 12th, 2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

Wow, can't believe I've been away for 3 days....OMG, Ruba you're down to 6 days!!!!! And Bob, where are you at? 20? And where am I at? 173? No, no, I forgot - 3 holidays 3 holidays 3 holidays........
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, September 10th, 2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 573,282
Posted By arubabob
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

OK, we leave on the 3rd of October, so do we have 22 or 23 days to go?
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