Saturday, September 02, 2006

I can see clearly now the rain is gone...

This picture was from the remnants of Hurricane Gaston a couple of years ago. Thankfully, Shockoe Bottom in Downtown Richmond didn't flood yesterday.

Ernesto dumped about 2-5 inches of rain on central Virginia before moving on. We drove around to a couple of creeks, which, while very full and fast moving, only one seemed to make it over the road. Eastern Virginia got socked with rain and had a lot more flooding.

And we didn't lose power! It blinked a few times, but never went off completely.

We had open house yesterday at school. The rain made it a madhouse, but it was good. Both teachers seem nice. Tuesday is start school day here.

May the muses have rainy days


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Glad everything's ok there, Mechele!

12:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm glad it all turned out okay!

8:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a relief this must be for you! You're in my thoughts, and my positive vibes go out to everyone this hurricane has affected.

12:34 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

(((Hugs))) and you had to send it on up the coast to us here in NJ!

We had a few downed trees and the power was out for a while. LOL best sight was people Kayaking on the golf course!

Hope school gets off to a good start tomorrow Ours kicks off wednesday. I am worn out from the weekend of Back to school pruchasing.

6:15 PM  
Blogger Mechele Armstrong said...

Thanks Raine, Lauren, and Desiree. My thoughts go out to everyone, too. We didn't fair too badly but other regions got socked.

Awww Mari. Sorry on losing power. That's what I hate. LOL I bet that was a sight.

9:54 AM  

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