Hurricane Ike Update – 2015h


A nice breeze, with a few gusts. Few drops of rain. We heard a transformer blow in the neighborhood about 15 minutes ago, but we still have power. I relented and boarded up a few critical windows — Jennifer can be very persuasive.

Oma’s power (she lives a few miles northwest of here) is out already. She had vowed, in the event of an outage, to get in the car and head to Chicago, but I think she was expecting the storm to come before the power failure.

Why the power problems before the storm?


0 responses to “Hurricane Ike Update – 2015h”

  1. This is probably the wrong thread for nostalgia, but you are the only other person I ever knew (well – besides my sister) that called their Grandma “Oma”. May she rest in peace.

    What are you German or something?

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