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Ghosts of Hurricanes Past

As we hungrily absorb each update on Hurricane Isaac’s northward trajectory through the Gulf Coast, hoping that the flooding and damage will be minimal, it’s hard not to reflect our emotions through the prism of other hurricanes and storms that … Continue reading

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Troubled Sky

Caught this scene driving home last night after a downpour.

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The Proof is in the Rhubarb

We had a flash flood this afternoon. It inundated our garage and washed out our driveway. It rained for all of 20 minutes, maximum, but it was a powerful storm. We’ll have to regrade the driveway but we probably needed … Continue reading

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The World Has Turned

When last I wrote the wind was picking up as the remnants of Hurricane Irene made their way north through Vermont to unravel in eastern Canada.  We went to bed with full power and nothing more damaging than a waterlogged … Continue reading

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And the Wind Picks Up

It’s been a very mild day at hour house until the last 20 minutes or so.  Now we’re finally seeing some gusts of winds that look capable of knocking over trees.  It’s been a strange day, waiting for the storm.  … Continue reading

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