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Hurricane Hermine

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I have talked about doing a post about our "adventure" with Hurricane Hermine, but hadn't.  So, I thought today would be a good day to show the pictures - as few as there are.

We had been following this storm for a couple of weeks and the weather men could not decided where it was going to go.  First they said that it would go into Texas, then into Tampa. then into Louisiana, then back to Tampa, then the Panhandle of Florida.  Well, it actually came in between Apalachicola Bay and Tallahassee - which put us on the east side of the storm.  When it made landfall late Thursday night it was a Cat 1 storm but it sure did do quite a bit of damage.  We woke up sometime in the middle of the night (I think around 1 AM) with no power.  The wind was howling and it was pouring down rain.  Dan and I got up and I tried to look at the radar on my phone, but couldn't get a signal.  Anyway, we ended up sleeping (what little sleep we got) in the family room - Dan in his recliner and I wa…

Blog's been a little quiet

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Things have been quiet here on the blog for the last week or so because:
1. Hurricane Hermine (will post all about that on later)
2.  The most adorable little girls EVER!!!
We kept the girls for eight days starting the Saturday after the hurricane and meeting their dad on this past Sunday.
It was a lot of fun and we had many adventures, but BOY was I tired!!!  I forgot how tiring it is to keep little ones day in and day out - especially at age four and two!
We met their mom down in Ocala on Saturday (it's about half way for both of us) and had lunch at McDonald's before loading all their stuff into my car (in the rain) and heading for home.  Saturday afternoon was pretty laid back as they became familiar with the house and checking out the videos they could watch.
 Sunday I fixed a big lunch and the girls Grump Pa and Aunt Tul came down from Cuthbert Georgia for the day.  Aunt Tul had driven down to her dad's from Nashville on Saturday and headed back home Tuesday morning I thin…