Yes… I am concerned about Ike. He is turning out to be one heck of a storm. I don’t like this "waiting to die" business. At least with a tornado it’s mostly spontaneous and I’m used to Blizzards and know what to do.

We are prepared. We have a generator and it was tested to be up and running yesterday. We have all of the cords at hand to plug in the Fridge and some fans… they are most important as it’s going to be freaking hot if we lose power for long.

Papa is getting the last minutes now: Bread, Milk and frozen bread (just in case the power is out for longer, we can still make bread).

Tomorrow I will not be at work. We will be drilling blankets over all of the front windows. Should the wind get bad and the windows break, we will be safe from flying glass.

I feel the need to make sure that everything is tied down and Papa will need help with the big patio table.

I’m sure well be fine. We’re ready and from what I understand, if you have a generator you’re golden. We have a generator, so live will be a little easier if disaster hits.

And… you know me, I’ll get video if I can! Open-mouthed

I’ll keep you posted!

— Fizz —


About Fizz

*I'm a Northern Girl livin' in the South. *I graduated with a BS in Geophysics from Michigan Technological University (MTU). *I have critters: 2 dogs & 1 cat. *I love thunder and rain days. Too much sunshine gets on my nerves. (How I survive in Texas I do not know!) *I'm trying to remove swearing from my vocabulary (Good Luck!). *I'm the last single in my group of friends. The rest of the turn coats got married. *Sadly, the above friends are now procreating. Now the world will have yet more strange and twisted individuals that will have to go to an Engineering School to survive. *Yoopers do exist. Look on a map. *Marvin the Martian and I have a lot in common. We're both cranky when crossed and generally like our own way. *I will never be a model! (Thank god, that starvation stuff has GOT to be painful!!!). *I am not Fat! (Even though that little voice behind my right ear might tell me that every single day). *I am normal. Whatever that means! *Yes, you can be smart and not be a geek. *I've been told I'm not boring. We'll see. *Much to my irritation, I have been described as Eccentric. *I cannot spell! *Being Single is a frame of mind. *Who said life was fair?
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