The other day, my boss and I were talking about how lucky we are to live where we do. We have distinct seasons - cold & snowy winters, rainy springs, hot summers and brisk falls - but nothing severe. We don't typically have to worry about hurricanes, tsunamis, tornados, earthquakes, etc. We're nestled in the mountains of Virginia and I feel very lucky.
Well, I think it's safe to say we jinxed it a little bit!
What started as a nice dinner at Bouderaux's...
...turned into a quick-pay-and-run and get home asap!
Hurricane-like winds, topping 80 mph, came rumbling through Virginia on Friday night.
On our way home, the wind picked up like I've never seen before. There were leaves and sticks covering the road and a tree had already fallen and landed across our road!
I did not like this storm one bit.
We lost power almost as soon as we got home and it was out for about 24 hours.
I consider myself very lucky that our power is back on. There is still about 1/4 of the town or so with no power but thousands more across VA and other states still without.
Steven lives outside of the town limits and they don't have town water, so they are still without power and without water. I'm really hoping for them that it's back on soon! Right now they are saying it won't be until Wednesday!
There were trees down everywhere, on cars, the road, fences, etc and thankfully only a few houses.