Waiting for Irene: Early Afternoon on Saturday

It’s noon on Saturday, and Grace, so far, is very unimpressed.  “This is just a rain storm…” she stated with disgust.  This is my “extreme weather” daughter who has watched all of the weather-related videos available on NetFlix several times, and loves to check Weather.com first thing every morning.  Greatly anticipating her weather.com debut, her plan is to record our extreme hurricane experience to post on weather.com.  Alas, nothing we are experiencing so far is worthy.  The wind is picking up – the internet has gone out once, but came back up.  A smallish branch has fallen from our neighbor’s pecan tree (loaded with pecans), and our … Continue reading Waiting for Irene: Early Afternoon on Saturday