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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Bye-Bye Irene

Well, hopefully the worst of the storm is over. We got a lot of rain.  018

It was raining when we went to bed last night, and it rained all day until about 5 o’clock or so. But it hasn’t been too bad - most of the rain pooling in our back yard has either soaked up or moved on through the drainage system.

019So far, we have not lost our power. However, over the past couple of hours, it has gotten more windy than it was all day. I am hoping that we make it through the end of the storm without any branches coming down and taking out our electricity.

I checked our local news and there are a number of streets closed in the area. The thruway is closed due to flooding and/or downed trees as well. None of our local roads are on the list, so it looks like our immediate area has not been affected. Hopefully it stays that way!!


We ended the day with some barbequed hot dogs and corn on the cob. Yum.

It’s been a really lazy day, and I can’t believe that it is the end of the weekend already. Weekends just go way too fast!!


  1. What a relief!! Glad you guys are doing good and that Harry is cooking up a storm...oops, bad choice of words ;)

  2. glad you are both safe and sound!..Irene sure did pack a wallop to the entire east coast!!

  3. Great to see you made it through without any damage to your home,This has been a trying year for all of us weatherwise, but I don't look forward to another MO. winter if it like last year.But who knows we have had winters where the tractor never turned a wheel to plow snow, and last winter it seemed like plowing was the order of the day a couple times a week.One of these days we will find an affordable plan to carry our healthcare over into Medicare and then we will rent or sell the house and be on the road.If it wasn't for healthcare,Donna would have retired this month and went on social security and we would be on our way. Be safe out there. Sam & Donna..

  4. I am so happy that you missed out on the worst of Irene... Rainy days make me lazy too!
    Have fun