Hurricane season signals the coming of Fall in my part of the world. We are about 300 miles from the coast and have felt no effects (not even rain, drat it) from Irene as she makes her way north.
I hope my blog friends at the coast are all safe -- Jean and Pepper come to mind. Bouncin' Barb has put up a post saying that she is fine.
We have a sailor friend visiting and he's been on the phone with folks at the NC coast, hearing stories of flooding, downed trees, and boats in places boats don't belong. At the moment he thinks his boat (which is also his home) is okay.
Here on the mountain, after Friday's sullen heat and oppressive humidity, our air is drier and slightly cooler and the evenings are delicious -- another sign of the season. The wood piles that John and Justin have been working on all summer are looking serious and the maples are beginning to send colorful reminders floating down.
There'll be plenty more hot days but how pleasant to feel that the worst is over!
LV - January 2012
5 years ago