Irma Feeling It

After a night of tossing and turning I awoke as usual. Sneezing and sniffing as my allergies awaken with me. I dragged myself into the kitchen feeling like I only had maybe two hours of sleep. I have a lot on my mind. I worried more than normal last night.

I poured myself a cup of coffee and popped a couple waffles into the toaster. I walked over to the bay window and could see the trees blowing in the wind. I stepped outside and I could feel the cool air and wind as Irma was brewing a couple states below me. She is headed our way later this afternoon but we will not be getting the worst of it. I think we will just have lots of wind and rain.

My daughter was home, so I made a pan of can buscuits for her but I ended up burning them. I forgot I had them in the oven as I don't usually make biscuits anymore. So she opt for waffles too as she pulls her computer up to begin working remote from home today. 

I rushed off to work for a couple hours before I headed back home. Then we all rode up to church. My sister in law lost her battle with cancer last week and today was her funeral. She was only 40. She left behind a loving husband and 4 little boys. My family is heart broken but relived that her 9 month battle is over.

I'm now back at work. Customers are not calling. The air feels eerie as hurricane Irma is moving in. It feels like Fall. I'm concerned about a few blogging friends down in Florida. McWheeler and Dina are in the Tampa Area. Hope they are safe. I'm glad Jack over at Shipslog is here in NC for the time being, but his son is riding the storm out down in Florida. I'm fixing to head to his blog and check on things.  

I pray for all those in the line of this storm. My thoughts are also with the surviors and families of the tragic 9/11 attacks that we will never forget. 

I hope my heart doesn't feel so heavy and my worries turn small as I lay back down to sleep tonight. But first..I better get back to work.


  1. Stay safe & dry; there are many that cannot!!

  2. Besides the people who don't have money, I still can't fathom why people would rather stay in Florida to ride it out. One bar in Miami vowed to stay open during it.

  3. I am sorry for the loss of your sister in law. Cancer is a cow.

  4. So sorry to hear about your sis-in-law. I wish they could cute that deadly disease. It's understandable why you are so worries.
    It's a lot on your plate. Wishing the best for everyone.

  5. sorry to hear about your loss. you have my deepest sympathy.

  6. The rain is pounding our roof right not too but so far we've been really lucky.

  7. What a day you had! So much on your mind. May tomorrow bless you,

  8. Sorry for your loss and I think cancer is one of the meanest words in the dictionary. Sorry about them allergies. WE have never had allergies, but the last couple years have taught us a thing or two about what we have been missing.
    I how you sleep well tonight. Love from over in Belmont.

  9. Sorry to hear of your loss. What a day you had!