Well, Blow Me Down

31 Jul

A tremendous storm blew up while we were out last night. All of a sudden, the wind was so strong it grabbed the car doors and threatened to make them close the other way. Normally, when we know a bad storm is coming, one of us will take the hanging baskets off the shepherd’s crooks in the front yard, because I’ve been worried the pots would go flying.

When I went out to feed the critters this morning, I discovered the wind and the weight of the pots had actually bent the steel posts!

7 Responses to “Well, Blow Me Down”

  1. Alien Resort July 31, 2020 at 4:02 pm #

    Shiver me timbers.

  2. Judy Kawaja July 31, 2020 at 4:09 pm #

    yes we lost power for couple hours there were lines and trees down on shore dr

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    • thisendoftheswamp July 31, 2020 at 6:08 pm #

      We didn’t lose power – that I know of. I hit the bed and died. The power could have been on and off a half dozen times am I wouldn’t have known.

  3. Garfield Hug August 1, 2020 at 5:15 am #

    Glad all is safe and no property damage per se. Living in big countries like yours, I guess you are exposed to life’s elements. Take care and stay safe

  4. Sabiscuit August 1, 2020 at 2:26 pm #

    Wow that was one humdinger. A few years ago, an overnight storm stripped my car’s roof of all the rubber striping. You are lucky your door didn’t get turned off. I hope you guys are safe.

  5. tiggerlyss August 1, 2020 at 3:28 pm #

    Wow! I am surprised you didn’t have trees fall. Please be careful with the rains that will come with Isaias.

    • thisendoftheswamp August 1, 2020 at 5:15 pm #

      We were surprised, as well! There were some limbs down along Rt. 7, so we feared the worst, but other than a few twiggy branches we didn’t have any “wind fall”.

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