|Tabernacle Road, Post-Hurricane|
Here, thanks to a quasi-cooperative laptop that allowed me to upload pictures, are a few more shots from Hurricane Irene.
Thanks, Laptop. I'll resist the urge to toss you in the creek for at least one more day.
These photos are from my post-hurricane, pre-power-reinstated jaunt last Sunday.
Thinking I might like to take a trip to the beach, I headed down Tabernacle Road only to be met with a very familiar sight:
Still, the flooding wasn't nearly as bad as other storms we've endured.
After I had power enough to charge my cell phone battery, I texted my high school classmate Johnny Pugh who lives down Bavon, which after so much as a good thunderstorm can be underwater--for
CBW: "Do I need to send Coast Guard search and rescue to Bavon or are you OK down there?"
Johnny Pugh: (crickets) No response.
CBW: Figured he had no power. Or that he couldn't receive texts while donning that pesky emergency scuba gear.
Next day, Johnny Pugh called to report that all was fine down there at the other end of the county
Below are some shots from the Court House area. Since
|Some of the Court House establishments had really prepared.|
|With all due respect, this will always be Foster's Department Store vs. the Halcyon building.|
Some of us
But we're not talking about that.
We're admiring the hurricane adornments and admonitions.
|Richardson's had sandbags to block what is normally a flood through the main drag.|
Check out the new sidewalk seating defined by that recently constructed black fence.
Oh, and there's a puddle of water there in the foreground.
|Best Value, my favoritest grocery store, parked a trailer out front to protect their |
(Favoritest is so a word.)
|This is Ridgefield Road, where I usually go jogging.|
(Usually = Sometimes, maybe
Lots of leaves and brush on the ground, but no trees down.
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