Friday, September 4, 2015

The Storm















We live in an area called the Tree Streets. There are lots of trees, and each street has a tree name. On Wednesday, a storm centered on our area, with fast winds and hail. Also huge lightening. This is the resulting damage. I snapped these as we drove to church right after the storm. One huge tree fell on a roof! Thankfully, no one was badly injured. Power was lost for thousands. All we lost was a freezer full of food.

We are still in a waiting mode for the surgeries. We will be in north Carolina maybe four days if all goes well. Love to all of you!!

24 comments:

Sandra said...

I am so glad you are safe and sound and sad to see all these beautiful trees harmed. i hope they can save them. wind is so scary, we once went through a tropical storm that took down a tree, i thought it would take our roof to... praying every day. love you. great shots, i can see you sitting in the car shooting out the windows. hope soon to do the same, but not trees down i hope

Joanne said...

Glad no one was hurt! Wow that was a bad storm!

Blessings, Joanne

Margaret Adamson said...

Boy that must have been a dreadful disructive storm and perhaps even frigtening, I am glad not one was injured wiht all the trees falling,

Ann said...

That was some storm. Glad no one was hurt. A shame to see all those trees damaged though.

Ruth Hiebert said...

Thank goodness,no one was seriously hurt during that storm. I hate to see trees and large branches coming down.

Chatty Crone said...

I hate to see all those trees down - but glad you 'just' lost your food. Let us know when the surgery is!

Rose said...

I am glad you are safe...I will be glad when the surgeries are over for both of you. And when a week or two has passed.

Linda said...

Thank God nobody was hurt!

Brocante hobbykamer said...

Glad no one was hurt.

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Wow. Mother Nature's force is nothing to laugh at.

LV said...

The old saying, "When it rains it pours" really applies to you. Trust things start getting better soon. Sometimes, life is just not fair. Truly wish you and family the best filled with many blessings. It will get better.

Chris Scheuer said...

Wow, I didn't know there was such a bad storm in Virginia! Sorry you lost the food, that stinks! I'm counting on you to let me know if you need a warm, comfy bed Ginny!

Filip and Kristel said...

wow, that is a serious storm. Wish you all the best.

Greetings,
Filip

Nancy Chan said...

Good to hear that you are safe. Sad to see all those beautiful trees damaged. Remembering Phil and you in our prayer.

Linda said...

I think about you both every day and say a prayer. Thank you for keeping us all in the loop.

Small Kucing said...

Gosh that is a very bad storm. Am glad both of you are okay. Will be praying for a smooth surgery for Phil. Stay strong, Ginny

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Those look like rough storms. Been thinking of you and Phil. Hope things go well in NC.

Cheryl @ TFD said...

Oh that looks like a bad storm blew through. The winds must have been terrible! Glad no one was injured, but I'm sorry you lost all that food. Take care and know we're thinking of you and Phil and praying for good results from the surgeries!

Lady Jane said...

We lived through a small tornado like that years ago when we lived in MA. it took down massive trees in our yard and the surrounding neighborhood. It was like walking thru a jungle. Insurance wouldn't pay to have the trees removed cause it didn't hit our house or the garage. Just missed them by a couple of feet. So you can guess we were pretty busy for a while. Glad it was in our younger years. It was very scary. Glad you are safe and praying hard for you guys.

SweetMarie said...

glad you are safe!! these are really good pics but, so sad to see the loss of such beauty.
I've missed blog land! just know that I've had you and Phil in my thoughts and prayers.
Marie

reana claire said...

Very bad storm there, Ginny!! So how have you been? Sorry for not coming lately.. been running up and down but nevertheless, still have time to blog... Hope all will be fine with you and your family! God Bless!

LV said...

Things are going to get better for you and family. Sometimes it is hard to understand the whys.I think of you and regret what your poor husband is having to go through.

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Ginny, So glad you did not have damage. It is hard when trees fall. We had a enormous Oak fall at our TN home a number of years back when we still were living on the lake. Makes a big expensive problem. I am praying for your hubby and you! Be encouraged!

carolann said...

We had same hit us many years ago. Scary. It did bring neighbors close to gether even strangers. Out of it. We helped a couple to help rake up damage and haul branches with them. We had not any damage like others but did have no power for over a week.