Irene is gone.

Just to give everyone an update…

We are safe and sound here in PA where I live.  Thank you all so much for the Tweets, etc. asking about myself and my family.

It was a strange night.

The storm ripped through Jersey into PA but for us, we only had rain and some wind.  Then came some serious torando warnings – including touchdowns in Deleware that scared me a little.  For the first time in my life, the emergency system took over my TV and cable box telling me about the tornado warnings.

So I stayed up while my family slept.

I had the pleasure of talking with a few friends via Twitter who live in Philly to make sure they were okay – and to give me a hint of what’s coming.

And while my area was under a tornado warning, nothing happened.

I fell alseep after the warning expired but set my phone for 2:30am to go off.  When it did, I checked everything.  Life was good so I went back to bed.

At 3:30am, we lost power.  We wouldn’t get it back until 7am.

All in all, a few branches fell from the trees.

Considering what could have been, I’m lucky.

So in one week we’ve had an earthquake, a hurricane, and tornados.  Can we please just bring in fall?  I’m ready for leaves falling, cold nights, carved pumpkins… and book sales!


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2 Responses to Irene is gone.

  1. Shawn Wesley says:

    I’m glad everything was OK Jim! Hurricanes can be devastating. I’ve lived through a few. My first was terrifying. I’ve also been through a tornado, as a child in the southwest US. Personally, I find the tornadoes to be more scary than hurricanes. At least you usually get a few days warning with the storms.

    • Jim Bronyaur says:

      It was quite the night. Never experienced anything like it before. Stood at my window a few times debating on whether I should wake the wife and kids’ and head to basement. Glad it didn’t come to that.

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