Source: ABC News 9/1/2019 "I never even knew a Category 5 existed...People have never seen anything like that."-- President Trump, 2017 "Never heard about Category 5's before, a Category 5 is big stuff...A category 5 is something that, uh -- I don't know that I've even heard the term, other than I know it's there. … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian: A Four Day Diary
I pulled into a gas station yesterday with my tank just above the 3/4 mark. In spite of reports of gas shortages around the state of Florida, I drove right up to empty pumps and unceremoniously topped off my tank to the tune of a cool $12.00. I drove off feeling smug and full of gas. … Continue reading Avoiding the Cockroach Motel: Preparing for Hurricane Irma
Four days short of our one-year anniversary of retiring to Florida, we are getting to experience the first brush of what makes the residents here such hearty souls -- a possible hurricane scare. I say possible because no one actually knows what will happen. Tropical Storm Erika has already been responsible for destructive flooding in Dominica with … Continue reading Candles, Flashlights and Pink Floyd: Hurricane Preparedness For Novices
Recently Gorgeous had a reading with a client who lives in London. When the session ended, she told the woman how lucky she is to live in such a beautiful and wonderful city. The client saw things differently, though: "What's so lucky?," she asked. "It does nothing but rain here!" True enough. It does rain … Continue reading How Can You Live There?