Showing posts from May, 2011

Fantastic April

Well a mix of fantastic and terrifying. I've always maintained I'd rather have a good, old fashioned earthquake than a tornado any day of the week. Well, April 27th sure proved that to me once and for all. It all started at 9:15 in the morning when the first warning came across and immediately changed to a watch. While I huddled on my sofa, shaking with fear, there was this horrendous THUMP on my front porch. Too scared to look, I nearly jumped out of my skin when my cell rang. Just hubby telling me about the watch. Got snippy when I told him I already knew and there was this thump on the porch but I wasn't moving until the storm ended. He laughed and said that was a good idea. Thump turned out to be nothing more than a plastic tub falling into driveway - and that's where it stayed until Friday! The rest of the day was more of the same as storm after storm pummelled us. School released at 11:30 but buses weren't running fast enough for both me and the kids. My son …