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Thursday, August 25, 2011

i'm a weather geek & more randomness.

if you haven't gathered by now {hello, are you not reading my crazy tweets on the twit??}, i am a weather geek.

for serious.

don't believe me? just ask rachel, this lis, that lis, j or angela. they'll vouch for my stalker like status when it comes to all things weather related. especially severe weather.

yes, i love me some jim cantore. yes, i wake up with al every weekday morning {y'all, it's cool to "wuwa"}. yes, i totally think stephanie abrams & i could be b.f.f.'s. should i have taken my geography degree a little further by going into meteorology? probably. but, for now, watching the weather channel the way my mother watches the fox news network qvc works for me.

and, while i should finish prepping for the arrival of irene, i wanted to share a lil' something with y'all. get excited...


i went through j to get eric fisher {he is the mcdreamy of weather, folks} to tweet me, but still! my first official tweet from someone from the weather channel. i know, i know...i need to get a grip {and get back to my hurricane irene preparations}.


some more randomness...
  • apparently there was another aftershock last night {well, early this morning}. 4.5. i didn't feel it {adam's snoring must have been that bad}.
  • 90% of our backyard gear is in the garage. we have a bit more prepping to do today including a job that adam isn't looking forward to doing: cleaning out the gutters.
  • i really am making my kids clean their rooms. it's part of their preparations for irene.
  • i'm pretty sure we won't be evacuating.
  • i have to run to the store {again} today. i'm not looking forward to it.
  • sleeping on clean sheets is divine. it's my goal to have all of our laundry washed before irene & her hot mess arrives on saturday.
  • i'm honestly not sure how i'll make it this weekend if our power goes out. and, considering we have directv, i'm sure our televisions will go out as soon as the first rain drop hits the dish. {funny, the house shook for 15 seconds during the quake & our cable was fine...go figure}.
  • i'm also not sure how my kids will fare during the storm. they have been fighting like crazy lately. i've already threatened them with playing outside while irene passes by. my eight year old is actually intrigued by the possibility. clearly, i need to work on my mean mommy tactics.
  • grad school starts next week. of course, the school's closure {due to irene} doesn't impact my first day of class.
  • i need to sweep & mop the floors, but i'm actually thinking about leaving them the way they are. they're just gonna get jacked up this weekend.
  • sitting here typing this post doesn't make the crazies at walmart go away any faster, so i may as well go mingle. we bought the critical supplies on tuesday. i just hope they haven't run out of beer.

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Blogger KVH said...

My laudry and cleaning has to be done before crazy Irene show up. I'm refusing to eat anything cold between now and the weekend in fear of losing power and not knowing when it will come back. This weather is driving me crazy that I don't know what to do with myself.

Aug 25, 2011, 10:49:00 AM  
Blogger Mrs. WASP said...

This made me giggle and doubt my skills as an adult. I have done shit to get ready. I don't even know if Irene will hit Savannah. Hurricanes just don't bother me. When Floyd came, we evacuated my horse but the whole family stayed. And I live on the water.

Here's hoping there's still beer! ;)

Aug 25, 2011, 2:09:00 PM  
Blogger Rachel said...'re into weather? I had no idea!! :)

Be safe up there...and keep the beer well stocked!

Aug 25, 2011, 7:25:00 PM  

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