I Made It!

Yay! I finally made it back online. We have power back now (which makes us lucky b/c most of our town still does not), but no cable or internet so I charged my cell and am on that now (so please excuse mistakes if it auto-corrects). I just wanted to...

Irene's Here

I'm typing this now because as it is going, I don't think we'll have power much longer.  I have a backup battery on my laptop, but once the power goes I will be shutting down to conserve the battery so we'll be able to watch news reports later as...

Hurricane Irene

Well, it seems that Irene is on our doorstep so-to-speak.  We're getting rain bands here where I am in Eastern, NC, but the wind hasn't arrived quite yet.  The worst is suppose to come in the early morning/overnight hours through midday tomorrow.  I...