Walking in the eye of Ivan was instantly at the top of mine when we knew we'd be in it.Good to hear you Florida folks made it safe and sound. Stay strong.
Geeze Al, taking a stroll thru the eye isn't on many peoples bucket list. Glad you and Judy are safe.
Walked in the Eye of hurricane Gloria here in NY while I was a volunteer in the FD. Remember using a chain saw to cut trees and limbs out of the way to get the ambulance through to a patient.Al if it makes you feel any better I have been up in a bucket truck during the eye of a hurricane cutting a tree off a house. I can tell you I was working very fast
I have done some other dumb things in hurricanes as well but most of them I was on duty with the fire dept.
Glad everybody ok Al.Checking in. No elec, phone, or internet. Next door oak tree down in my yard, about 60-70 banana trees down in my yard. Didn’t know what was going on, and the wind died down. Couldn’t sleep, so went for a walk to see how everyone else made out. Never realized until now that I was out for a walk in the eye. So I guess I can add to my list “I walked in the eye of a hurricane”. Don’t know when I’ll get a chance to get back on, but Judy & I are fine. The house & Gazebo came thru without any damage. I took some before & after photo’s, but they are not showing up on my iPad. I have a couple of before’s, but the after’s are brutal. I’ll try to post them when I can.
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I’m going to have to get a dumpster for all the debris I have.
Thanks everyone for thinking of us, we sure appreciate it.
Al & Judy
Can't go near our business. I have two guys working at the house just beginning the clean up here. This is going to take awhile. Only way I can get on here is using usb tethering to my notebook. Have a couple refugees from Marco Isand staying with us. BBQ just made it's first breakfast.
Infrastructure Assessment. They need to know what needs to be replace that was damaged.Our neighbor works for the county... She heard ''unofficially'' that we are out of luck on power for one to two weeks... Waiting on engineers...
WTF do we need engineers for... to tell them how to hook the wires back together