Posts Tagged: Hurricane Matthew

Well, gee, I had to do it anyway

Now that Mom Nature and I have reaffirmed our precious relationship, it’s time to review the visit of Hurricane Matthew as an opportunity, rather than a trial. For example, Halloween fast approaches. Along with that spooky holiday is the scary process of hosting my Halloween BBQ. While the cooking and setup can be wearying, it’s the… Read more »

From Hell’s heart I stab at thee…

Hey, give a guy a little dramatic license, it’s better than “Nyahh, nyahh!” I watch my neighbors with equal parts amusement and jealousy as they put up everything from plywood sheets to metal storm shutters. Harsh times are nearly howling at our doorsteps. My own home is protected by nothing more than standard construction materials… Read more »

Hope for the best…

The peculiar thing about preparing for a hurricane is the waiting. I don’t think any other natural disaster has this excruciating element about it. I’m not comparing devastation effects of natural phenomena.  I’ve lived in Florida all my life and hurricanes are the only natural disaster I know, but it’s not the only type I know of…. Read more »

Mom is bugging me again

Whew. Yesterday’s post was about as controversial and provocative as I have ever been on this blog. I feel cleared out and renewed and now believe I can go the remaining 39 days in this blackboard-scratching presidential election without another comment (notwithstanding a monumental kerfuffle). That means I can get back to the typically nonsensical and frivolous… Read more »