Tuesday, October 30, 2012

A Twitter & Facebook timeline and photos from Hurricane Sandy

I love storms, but being up close and personal with Hurricane Sandy was a little stressful. We weathered Hurricane Ivan in Alabama (lost power and endured strong tropical force winds for several hours) and Hurricane Irene in Virginia (almost a non-event for us), but Sandy was the most intense I've been through. The winds were unbelievable--sustained tropical force winds with hurricane force gusts for 12 hours or so. Amazingly, we did not lose power, though our neighbors did when their oak tree uprooted and fell on their lines--and Sandy was only a category one. Crazy. Anyway, here is a selection from my Facebook and Twitter posts leading up to, during and after the storm...





The maple in my front yard on Monday morning...


A tree in our backyard as the winds picked up Monday afternoon....






The tree that fell in our neighbor's yard ...

Another shot of that tree...

A tree that snapped a few streets away....

Neighborhood streets peppered with leaves...

Some limbs that fell and a Dominion crew working in the background...



2 comments:

Ken Brown said...

I didn't realize you had given in and set up a Facebook account. Glad to hear you all made it through the storm ok!

Carmen Andres said...

yeah, my best friend finally convinced me, heh. it's far less public than my blog or twitter; mostly friends and family. how about you--you set one up, didn't you?