27 August 2011

battening down the hatches


hurricane preparedness this calm saturday morning - so serene and peaceful it's hard to believe threatening weather's even coming. you know me by now - i love a good storm! but this one has me jumpy and nervous, pacing like an animal. perhaps my latent sense of doom-and-gloom kicking in. lessons learned in all this already: text messages can still be transmitted when cell networks become bogged down. and if power goes out, a bowl of ice cubes in the freezer are an indicator of the condition of frozen food. who knew? if you're an east coast reader, be safe and keep in touch. for myself, i plan to read and sleep and, god willing, blog on monday.

9 comments:

Tabor said...

We have have taken our boat out of the water and moved all the outside furniture indoors. Feeling the bands of rain right now and hoping the downed trees will miss the house and that electricity will stay on.

Lisa said...

oh! be safe! We will pray for you from the opposite coast :)

Linda Chapman said...

I love a good storm too.....just not a damaging one. I feel funny about this hurricane....it is my middle name!

Nora said...

Good luck from the Netherlands. We're keeping an eye on you!

Anne said...

Just a message to say "Take Care" to all of you who are threatened by this storm.

I'll be thinking of you all.

Faye said...

May God keep you safe!

Lynne said...

I love a good storm too - but I don't think I'd want to experience a hurricane!

That's a great tip about the bowl of ice - thanks!

Star said...

I hope everything turns out just fine for you, and thanks for the tip about putting a bowl of ice cubes in the freezer!

CrazyCris said...

Keep safe!!! And stay dry! ;o)

(and then tell us all about it when it's over :p )