Stan Blazyk

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Stan Blazyk is a life-long weather enthusiast, long-time Galveston resident and author of "A Century of Galveston Weather." He has written about weather for The Daily News for more than a decade.

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Stan Blazyk

No. RIP is the debt collector, except they are not predatory. The funds are purchase the delinquent debt, which they then forgive .they forgive rather than harass the ill and try to squeeze enough out of them with threats and intimidation to make a profit on their purchase..

Stan Blazyk

See Mr. Jones comment below. He hits the nail on the head.

Stan Blazyk

Yes. It consist of debt packages sold on the open market. RIP bids for these along with the for profit debt collectors. Perfect description of the process.

Stan Blazyk

Certainly do not need it all at once, though it was quite timely for our yard and garden. More to come this week.

Stan Blazyk

Storm has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Cristobal. No change in overall outlook at this point in time.

Stan Blazyk

I share your sentiments!

Stan Blazyk

Want to share a clarification. The next storm will be named Cristobal, not Chantal, which doesn't appear again until 2025.

Stan Blazyk

Thanks, Blanca!

Stan Blazyk

It doesn't happen that dramatically that often. We tend to get some heating and drying effect from southwesterly winds, but in this case, it was quite impressive. It actually felt like being in the desert to me.

Stan Blazyk

And thank you for the feedback!