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The aftermath of the storm. A hurricane story

There is a storm coming, and for once I’m not being metaphorical. It’s an actual blow you down and knock you around kind of storm. The kind of storm that gets named as if humanizing it will somehow make it any less dangerous. 771 more words

Life As I Know It

Robert Matthew Goldstein reblogged this on Art by Rob Goldstein and commented:

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Blow, Matthew; Crack Your Cheeks; Rage, Blow

Between foreseeing and averting change
Lies all the mastery of elements
Which clocks and weatherglasses cannot alter.
Time in the hand is not control of time,

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Memoir

Memories of Hurricane Hugo, Hurricane Floyd, and Soon -- Hurricane Matthew

Dearest Readers:

I remember September 21, 1989 and Hurricane Hugo, a category four hurricane when it SLAMMED into the Charleston Harbor. My husband was activated with the SC National Guard. 939 more words

The approaching storm

“A tropical cyclone is a rotating low-pressure weather system that has organized thunderstorms but no fronts (a boundary separating two air masses of different densities). Tropical cyclones with maximum sustained surface winds of less than 39 miles per hour (mph) are called tropical depressions. 433 more words

Thoughts

Living With Hurricanes - Hurricane Matthew

Dearest Readers:

Today is an early morning day. A day to make certain we are prepared for Hurricane Matthew.

Living in the low country of Charleston, SC, exactly four miles from the beach, I have been in several hurricanes. 1,000 more words

Hurricanes I've Known and Loved

If you’re a native of the Lowcountry and eligible for AARP membership, you’ve experienced your share of hurricanes (or, as we pronounce them down here, hur-rah-kens).  1,191 more words

Memoir

North Carolina-Hurricane Hugo-September 25

North Carolina People, Places, and Things-September 25

I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 214 more words

North Carolina