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It wasn’t me this time!

A Month of Hands: 26/31 BONUS :: Husband Holding Hail

You know how when you are short on blog material and wondering where your next post will come from, and nature decides to help you out by dropping a tree on your van or your power lines? No? Maybe that’s just me. Well, anyway, some wicked storm ripped through here yesterday pelting the neighborhood with hail and splitting trees all over the place.

Cracked tree

And I promise you, it wasn’t my fault this time. I have at least three blog posts in the pipeline, ready to go as soon as I’m ready to write them. I have no shortage of material this week.

Our walkway

That must be why my yard was spared this time. Relatively speaking, anyway. There are small branches and leaves strewn about everywhere, and some larger ones in the woods behind the house, but nothing that requires chainsaws and utility trucks like the last few times.

A neighbor's house

Other neighbors were not so lucky. Maybe these are the people who were experiencing the dry spell on their blog.

The social side of heavy weather

Ok, I jest about all of this blog stuff. And luckily nobody was hurt (that I know of). It’s just a crazy experience living around here sometimes. The trees are beautiful, but every time a storm comes through I get nervous. And with good reason, clearly.

Road blocked

It was after midnight last night, and I was still hearing the sound of chainsaws and trucks.   There are a few more pictures here.


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5 thoughts on “It wasn’t me this time!

  1. Our small town is designated a “Tree City USA” town. The trees are wonderful, but two years in a row, in July, a HUGE storm has come through and in a heartbeat obliterated some of our beautiful trees. This year it hit while we were in Yellowstone and took out our beloved Golden Delicious apple tree. We have lovely neighbors, though, and they had everything cleaned up by the time we got home. It’s weird because we don’t usually get this kind of storm. You poor guys got it even worse than we did-hope cleanup isn’t too much of a pain.
    .-= See Marty’s latest blog post: Burgers at Grandma’s =-.

    1. Oh, I’m sorry to hear about your apple tree. That must have been a disappointment to come home to that!

      We really only have a bunch of sticks and leaves to worry about in our yard, although I was hearing chainsaws still going around the corner at 3:00 this morning! Crazy.

  2. OMG. Thank goodness everyone is alright.

  3. This happened at our house too while I was gone. My husband was back to experience the sideways rain and tree branch breaking! Thankfully our home and cars weren’t damaged either.
    .-= See Ellen’s latest blog post: Candy =-.

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