3 days ago
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
No, I haven 't been sick, in fact I am just posting to assure some that I am fine. I meant that I have literally been under the weather. We have had just one storm after the other for several days with 8 inches of rain.
The really bad storm damage was done south of me and I hear that there were 7 more deaths for Arkansas last night. The Red Cross will get another visit from me today. It is just so sad with the loss of life and damage to homes. While I feel so lucky to have been spared, my heart goes out to those whose lives were shattered.
Yesterday morning, our phones were down and my ISP service has really been iffy. It only works when the sun shines anyway. A good sneeze will take out my network access. Even when I had service, I didn't dare plug in my computer with all the lightening.
I got a few shots yesterday but had to stay in most of the day as the lightening was so bad. Poor old Mighty was in the middle of doing his business in the carport when what sounded like a bomb went off right above the house. Bionic legs and all, the little dude proved that old dogs can jump.
This was the water fall coming off the carport roof early in the day.
Don't think I'll have to water the plants for a while. Mixed emotions surround the facts that while we need rain in Arkansas after the drought last year, we just don't need the damaging winds that have come with the blessed water.
Mother Nature has been quite manic all over the globe this year. We have another round of severe weather coming today and part of Wednesday. Right now, we are concerned about flooding. I am lucky to be on a hill but the last flood we had a few years ago did cost some lives including my neighbor's brother.
I do hope my Arkansas blogger buddies south of me are all OK as well as those in the path of the storms as they travel north and east.
Ya'll keep your heads down for I don't think Mother Nature is through with any of us yet.
at 7:12 AM Posted by Arkansas Patti