In the calm before the storm, I took lots of "before" photos. With the predictions for Irene being as bad as they were, I fully expected to lose some trees and see the flower beds wiped out.
Never had we seen houses and stores being boarded up before. It all added to the uneasy yet strangely exciting anticipation of the storm yet to come.
|When we lost power we really felt like we were surviving a hurricane. At first, playing cards by candlelight was fun but the worst part was wondering how long we would be without electricity.|
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