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dale anne    Posted 06-03-2004 at 17:21:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
well y'all we made it 90 an hour mile winds...trees down..rose bushes torn up from the roots...1 dead chicken....fences needing repair, not a fruit tree standing that any longer has fruit on it except my plum tree 1 plum left...lots of cleaning up to do and just got the electricty back up...yeeehaw!....mean i get to take a shower in a few hours whe we have hot water...gonna have to fight jojo and michael fer the first shower lol......hey ron and the rest of y'all arkies make it alright?...anything i can do fer y'all?...dale anne


DD    Posted 06-03-2004 at 18:46:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
Glad to hear yer OK : )


Chas in Me    Posted 06-03-2004 at 18:17:04       [Reply]  [No Email]
Wow, Dale Anne,
Sounds like you live in some dangerous country. I'm glad you are all OK. Things like that storm don't seem to get you down as I noted a hint of triumph in your cheer about getting hot water back soon.
I think you are part of one tough family.
Take good care.
Charles


GunNut    Posted 06-03-2004 at 18:12:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
You sound like you might live in western Kansas. Two days ago they (Wright KS)had some strong winds...something like 90 MPH. Anyway the wind blew over 68 empty railroad cars that were ready for the wheat harvest. It just layed them right over. Tonight's news said that the tracks would be clear by tomorrow and all the cars would be removed. Tne news also showed a couple of cranes picking up the cars and setting them back on the tracks.




ron,ar    Posted 06-03-2004 at 18:04:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yep, it was mostly wind and lightning here but not as bad as you had. It kept me off the net most of last night tho. Thanks for asking. Are you ok otherwise?


~Lenore    Posted 06-03-2004 at 17:32:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
Oh my goodness, dale anne!

Glad all you human beans made it at least.

Sorry about the roses though; must have been some storm.


Fern(Mi)    Posted 06-03-2004 at 18:29:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
To heck with roses. Everybody and nieghbors safe. Fruit trees salvagable? Garden going to feed ya's this Winter?
Important things first family and friends, food, shelter and warmth.
Yoour worrying about a hot shower. I'm trying to stay out of hot water. Glad all of your's are safe
Fernan


dale anne    Posted 06-03-2004 at 18:00:33       [Reply]  [No Email]
it sure was...at the top of our driveway a tree came down on some folks brand new gold color truck...not sure what kind it was...we didnt find out about it till late last night...winds were blowing so hard we never heard them crash...well we had a few trees down in the driveway also so couldnt see a thing either...and that chicken i seen it thrown across the chicken pen...I knew it was dead!....Michael and I went out into the storm to sucure the other critters...near brought my goats into the laundry room lol....really...Michael wouldnt allow it...but they faired pretty well besides being in a mess now...I cleaned up alot of it but cant mend the fences and all myself....will do it over the weekend did get them secured for now....it's good to be alive and have lights lol....dale anne


Clod    Posted 06-03-2004 at 18:31:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
Like my daddy used to say..If it missed you by an inch then that is as good as a mile..Were you afraid? Did you pray?


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