And y'all know we had a Cat 3-4 hurricane go right over our house didn't you? That was "fun" We were without electricity for 3 days. Our big house generator decided to die on us too. Evidently the condenser went bad ! For over 24 hours we didn't have water as we are on county water and they ran out of gas to fuel their generators. We actually did quite fine as a family (plus we had Steve's college roommate)
To be honest I slept on the floor with Sarah as the storm went over. I woke during the eye of the storm because it got so quiet. When the winds came back I did think our porch was gone but there was absolutely nothing I could do about it so I went back to sleep! My husband says I must have a pure conscience. I have slept through every hurricane we've gone through LOL We didn't have any damage just limbs down. We did have a dead tree removed hours before the storm hit. We'd been on the company's list for awhile but they were amazing to get out and get it down before the storm! I am sure we would have had issues with it had it not got taken down.
Our nurses maintained their shifts thankfully. We had to charge some of Selah's equipment in our cars but we worked everything out.
I've lived through quite a few hurricanes but this one did get me anxious went I went to the store ahead of time and there was nothing on the shelves. I buy in bulk so I didn't really need alot but I did buy us some comfort food that we don't usually keep at home LOL When i got back from that trip I needed some type of anxiety pill!!! I had to make myself calm down and quit freaking out. cause I didn't have a pill!
We discussed going to a shelter but we were told years ago by our county's emergency management to shelter in place due to our circumstances. The days leading up to the hurricane as the predictions for our area keep getting grimmer- I did contact them but the alternatives they gave us were not something we felt comfortable with doing. Basically our family would have had to split up and that was not a consideration for us. I prayed that we made the right decision and God gave me some peace. Looking back I know we made the right decision and having gone through this monster we probably will always stay home. We do have hurricane proof windows and that's a biggie.
Here are some random pictures from this fall.....
Shad and me watching the eclipse. We made friends with all the folks around us by letting them borrow our glasses.
One of my BFFs- my college roommate and me waiting for the eclipse. We had such a fun day!
While we were waiting Shad picked out his birthday present. A drone! It's a really good one this is a picture of our backyard.
Here's some pictures of our area. Jon and I continue our walking/hiking Our basic goal is 10,000 steps a day but we really try for 15,000. He often hits it.
This picture is not far from our house. The "hill" is actually dug out of the ground where phosphate was mined. It looks pretty doesn't it?
Leaving my neighborhood one morning
On a walk down our road. Yes we live in the swamp and I love it
Near our house
Ok we have another kitten HOPS We are still not completely sure of it's sex. I think it's a boy. Hops has a bob tail and is handicapped. His back legs do not work normal. He hops around and is adoreable. I took him to the vet and it is a genetic thing that happen to bob tail cats sometimes. overall he's healthy and we sure have enjoyed him. He fits right in. He has no idea he is handicapped LOL He is very bold
So fun to see folks that we hadn't seen in years!
Lots going on
Sam likes it too
Church a few weeks ago
I love Sarah's dress. Thrift store find:)