Spent the Day Waiting For the Falcon Heavy Rocket to Launch

Yesterday I mentioned the launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket (well, 3 rockets together) going up from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  We live fairly close and could have seen it from our house, but we wanted to find a spot on the water (Mosquito Lagoon) where we could also see the space…

Hurricane Aftermath Goes On and On For Those in Their Path

After Hurricane Irma, life changed greatly – for the better – when we found a generator on day 5 of 6 without electricity. I began to re-enter the normal world. We could plug in fans, charge up phones and use computers. This is not my first hurricane. I moved to Florida in 1979 but never…

Hurricane Irma Aftermath of Hot Hot Hot

After watching the slow progression of Hurricane Irma for many, many days we sat inside a boarded up house and waited to see what would happen.  Wind happened, and I know there were tornado warnings. We felt fairly safe with the hurricane shutters up, but the wind went on and on all night and into…

Another Annoying Hurricane To Deal With

Last October as I was getting ready to close on my house Hurricane Matthew swept in and put a dent in my plans.  I was literally on the way to the closing when the Realtor got the word that all closings were put on hold until after the storm passed. Now Hurricane Irma is targeting…