Goodbye Hurricane Florence


Dearest Readers: Normally, when we have hurricane warnings/watches and the winds roar, I get horrified and do not sleep. Not with Hurricane Florence. I’ve slept really great every night, including last night. I awoke after 9:00am this morning. Really strange. Today looks like a normal day in Charleston, SC. We have gray clouds while theContinue reading “Goodbye Hurricane Florence”

Hurricane Matthew Scheduled to Arrive Soon


  Dearest Readers: October 7, 2016, will be a day for history. Hurricane Matthew is scheduled to hit the southeast coast of South Carolina later today. Looking out my window, I see the winds gusting now. Occasional rains tap my windows periodically, but not enough now to worry. Our family consists of my husband andContinue reading “Hurricane Matthew Scheduled to Arrive Soon”

Memories of Hurricane Hugo, Hurricane Floyd, and Soon — Hurricane Matthew


  Dearest Readers: I remember September 21, 1989 and Hurricane Hugo, a category four hurricane when it SLAMMED into the Charleston Harbor. My husband was activated with the SC National Guard. I chose to volunteer at the culinary college where I worked. caring forĀ  60 students in a historical building that once was a tobaccoContinue reading “Memories of Hurricane Hugo, Hurricane Floyd, and Soon — Hurricane Matthew”

Living With Hurricanes – Hurricane Matthew


  Dearest Readers: Today is an early morning day. A day to make certain we are prepared for Hurricane Matthew. Living in the low country of Charleston, SC, exactly four miles from the beach, I have been in several hurricanes. The first was Hurricane Hugo in 1989. During that strong hurricane, my husband was inContinue reading “Living With Hurricanes – Hurricane Matthew”

When and If Hurricane Matthew Comes to the Lowcountry…


Dearest Readers: Within 24-36 hours, we, in the low country, will know what our chance of meeting Hurricane Matthew is. Here’s what I predict. As most of you know, Charleston, SC is the ‘number one city in the world.’ No doubt, a Chamber of Commerce statement. Yes, it is a beautiful city. Antiquated!!! And I’mContinue reading “When and If Hurricane Matthew Comes to the Lowcountry…”