This is what I know about Irene.
She is nasty.
She is loud.
She is causing our first responders to
be out and in danger.
The wind and rain has woken me
I've taken up residence on the couch
because it is not directly under any trees.
Warren is the smart one.
He is getting a good night's sleep in our
I just filled the tub with water
as I watch more and more calls for
We have a generator but it would
take a bit to get it connected to the well pump
and get the water going.
My front window should be very clean
when Irene has finished with it.
As long as it remains intact.
The rain is scouring it ...
I'm thinking that spider who lived
up in the corner where I couldn't reach
it probably didn't stand a chance.
We won't have church as usual.
That has been decided.
We may get together as a neighborhood
to sing, pray and share.
We'll see about that.
It has been discussed.
This makes me glad we aren't any closer
to the eye of this storm.
We are close enough!
Good Night, Irene.