At The Speed Of Sludge

 Posted by at 12:38 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 032019
 

For over 24 hours Hurricane Dorian has been moving (or not moving) at the speed of sludge over the Bahamas. For a good part of yesterday its westward speed was only one mile per hour. While that’s good for the people here in Florida who are in no hurry to deal with it, it’s terrible […]

We May Get A Break

 Posted by at 12:50 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 012019
 

We woke up to good news yesterday morning. The National Weather Service said its latest models indicated that Hurricane Dorian would make a right turn before it got to the Florida coast and then go north toward the Carolinas before turning out to sea. But since the hurricane is massive, we would still be impacted […]

It Can Happen Anywhere

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 152016
 

Whenever I say that we have been looking around here for a winter base and someday home if we ever hang up the keys I get e-mails from people who ask me why we would consider living in Florida, the land of hurricanes. And I always reply that every place in the country has something, […]

Blow Me Away

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 032016
 

Friday morning it was the sound of race cars going through their paces at the nearby track that woke us up here at the Pima County Fairgrounds RV park in Tucson, Arizona. Yesterday morning it was the wind. Actually, it woke us up several times during the night as it rocked our motorhome and rattled […]

Oct 102013
 

How windy was it yesterday? It was so windy the National Weather Service asked all the politicians in Washington to shut up. No seriously, it was so windy it blew the tramp stamp right off our waitress’ back at dinner last night. For much of the day winds here in north central were 35+ miles […]

Wicked Weather

 Posted by at 7:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 222010
 

The weather forecast has been for rain all week, though it seemed to come in spurts, with periods of blue sky in between. But Wednesday night it began to rain in earnest, and it hasn’t stopped yet. The rain was accompanied with high winds that whipped the palm trees in our park, and about 4:30 […]