A Stormy Night

 Posted by at 12:35 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 072024
 

In yesterday’s blog I told you we had storms two days in a row, and that as I wrote the blog about 11 PM the power was off. About midnight it came back on, and our generator automatically shut down like it’s supposed to. But then a couple of minutes after midnight the power went […]

Storm? What Storm?

 Posted by at 12:35 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 052024
 

While we have been fortunate not to be hit with any of the terrible weather that Texas and the Midwest have been experiencing lately, for the next week or so we are supposed to have some thunderstorms. A big one came through yesterday evening, with driving rain and lots of thunder and lightning, knocking the […]

Wolf Wind

 Posted by at 1:11 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 182023
 

Do you remember the fairy tail where the big bad wolf threatened to blow the little piggies’ houses down, and then he huffed, and he puffed, and he did it? Well, the wolf wind visited our part of Alabama on Friday. The weatherman had predicted strong storms, and even the possibility of tornadoes. Late Friday […]

Let There Be Light

 Posted by at 12:48 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 042021
 

I think we all take modern conveniences like running water and electricity for granted until we don’t have them. Living on Florida’s central coast, we are not immune to hurricanes and bad storms, and power does go out once in a while. Fortunately, the good folks at Florida Power and Light (FPL) are usually pretty […]