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#31 ravenwoodglass

 
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:06 AM

Don't forget to unplug things like TV's, computers (or disconnect power strip), fridges etc. I stocked up on wood for the woodstove but a freind said last night he has a gas stove and a gas heater and we can head over there if we lose power so I will spend this morning getting the dog's crate and other needed stuff like PJs, meds etc packed up to put in the car if needed. Please everyone stay safe and do check on your elderly or infirm neighbors if worst comes to worst. Well off to back up all the files on my computer.
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Misdiagnoses for 15 years were IBS-D, ataxia, migraines, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, parathesias, arthritis, livedo reticularis, hairloss, premature menopause, osteoporosis, kidney damage, diverticulosis, prediabetes and ulcers, dermatitis herpeformis
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#32 GFinDC

 
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:51 AM

Web cam in Ocean City, MD at the Malibu Surf Shop.

http://www.malibus.com/surf-report

Gray and cloudy with light wind here in DC yesterday. This morning is rainy and more windy. They are now sayn ght eey ewon't make landfalluntil this evening at 8 pm. So a slow moving one and dumping a lot of rain.
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Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 09:08 AM

In Michigan we are having some rain, cold temperatures and high wind and wave warnings. (60 miles per hour windsin some areas) This storm is HUGE!

Red Cross volunteers from Michigan have headed out this morning. Just letting you know that help is on the way! Stay safe!
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 09:23 AM

Just want to wish all you Easterners good luck and Stay Safe!!! We are apparently sending power crews your way.
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 11:37 AM

More storm info. Thanks for the power help and Red Cross. Sounds like we are going to need them.

http://www.nbcwashin...-175766311.html
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Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Thyroid cyst and nodules, Lactose / casein intolerant. Diet positive, gene test pos, symptoms confirmed by Dr-head. My current bad list is: gluten, dairy, sulfites, coffee (the devil's brew), tea, Bug's Bunnies carrots, garbanzo beans of pain, soy- no joy, terrible turnips, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and hard work. have a good day! :-) Paul

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 11:47 AM

I heard on the radio that about 50,000 people in CT are already out of power.
Someone posted on Facebook a picture of one of those big trampolines up in
the air hung on power lines. Since some dingbat didnt understand the meaning
of 'batten down the hatches!'

Thus far, the biggest impact the storm has had on me is boredom. Everyone's
too busy to play! :lol:
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#37 GFinDC

 
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:05 PM

I heard on the radio that about 50,000 people in CT are already out of power.
Someone posted on Facebook a picture of one of those big trampolines up in
the air hung on power lines. Since some dingbat didnt understand the meaning
of 'batten down the hatches!'

Thus far, the biggest impact the storm has had on me is boredom. Everyone's
too busy to play! :lol:


Too busy to play footsie Mz. Toes? Oh the horror! :D Now if you ever change your avatar in the future this will make no sense to people.
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Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Thyroid cyst and nodules, Lactose / casein intolerant. Diet positive, gene test pos, symptoms confirmed by Dr-head. My current bad list is: gluten, dairy, sulfites, coffee (the devil's brew), tea, Bug's Bunnies carrots, garbanzo beans of pain, soy- no joy, terrible turnips, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and hard work. have a good day! :-) Paul

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:18 PM

GeeEff, can you tell us what is happening in DeeCee??

ETA: Since you're the only eastern seaboarder posting
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#39 JNBunnie1

 
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:28 PM

Doesnt CT count as eastern seaboard?!?! I suppose we won't get hit as bad
as those farther south though. Thus far, it has been loud, windy, and rainy.
Sounds about like a hurricane. Couple flickers for me in the power, but no
loss as of yet. I think we might be in the clear, supposed to be more about
rain now, and I'm too high elevation to worry about flooding.
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:33 PM

The Outer Banks got slammed. It's so so sad. Sandy was going very slow and just lashed the beach. We, 60 miles inland got rain for three days and moderate winds. I've never felt so lucky, with such destruction all around me.

Patti has just lost power, cable and all. Hopefully Sandy is "truckin'" and will leave quickly.

(I wish I knew how to post photo's from FB here)

Be safe out there.
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:47 PM

Glad to hear you two are okay. Hope Patti is too :unsure:
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:47 PM

Two reports of lost power near here. I am just north of Toronto, but my brother is in the east part of the old city, and is in the dark. Another friend in the mid-city area has also lost power. Flooding is not a problem, but in older parts of the city, power lines are overhead and wind brings down trees. Where I am, local distribution lines are underground, bu high-voltage lines are above ground. The long-range ones are really high voltage on pylons in cleared, dedicated paths. But the mid-range ones are on wooden poles parallel to arterial roads.

I have battery backup for some key network components, so I may be able to send a notice if we lose power here. But if it happens while I am asleep, I may sleep through it and wake up to find everything dead.
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:54 PM

Then you'd better stay up, Peter!! :blink: Cos if everything's dead, how will you wake up??? :huh:
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 08:08 PM

Still up for the moment. It rained heavily for about an hour this afternoon, letting up about nine hours ago. The wind is the worry at the moment, with strong winds gusting to 60 mph overnight.
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 09:51 PM

GeeEff, can you tell us what is happening in DeeCee??

ETA: Since you're the only eastern seaboarder posting


Hey Shroomster,

What's a happening? Well,its a hurrycane. Lots of wind and rain in spurts. I checked the front door a few hours ago and it was actually a little hard to get it closed again. Strong winds ya know. There are reports of trees down and some flooding around the area. I don't think the flooding is too major but we won't know for sure until dayight. Alexandria, VA is the most likely to have major flooding since it is low lying to the river. Power is out for some people in VA and MD. Some trees in DC decided to move in with their nearest neighbors, houses. Delaware is probably quite a mess tho and the Maryland shore. Capital Hill (where I live) seems to be ok for the most part. Still have power and just a few flickers on it so far. Seems like it is tapering off now tho. I think the storm is moving North to visit Peotr's brother. Sure is a big one!
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Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Thyroid cyst and nodules, Lactose / casein intolerant. Diet positive, gene test pos, symptoms confirmed by Dr-head. My current bad list is: gluten, dairy, sulfites, coffee (the devil's brew), tea, Bug's Bunnies carrots, garbanzo beans of pain, soy- no joy, terrible turnips, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and hard work. have a good day! :-) Paul




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