Monday, September 6, 2004

Look what she did to the trees in my neighborhood

         I know that there are many of our neighbors that were hit much harder by Frances than we were but OMG look what she did to the trees in my neighborhood.

     Not looking forward to doing this again next weekend. Heres to hoping that Ivan turns safely out to sea.

                                *** Coy ***

    

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33 comments:

ggal3133 said...

oh wow, glad that you are okay!

ggal3133 said...

oh wow, glad that you are okay!

judithheartsong said...

thinking of you Coy!

cneinhorn said...

that's so frightening.....thank goodness you were okay......
lets hope Ivan turns out to sea....and far away at sea.....no where
near where they fish, and not near land either.......

~jerseygirl

indigosunmoon said...

Good gracious!  
I swear, I don't know whats gonna
happen to Florida if this Ivan hurricane
comes through there too!
Crossing my fingers that he doesnt!
-Connie

sdoscher458 said...

Wow...I'm on the other coast in ST. Pete...we had power outages, flooding but not too much of the winds thank God....I just wish winter would come sooner and get us out of the hurricane season....I like your journal...please visit mine at.. http://journals.aol.com/sdoscher458/IJustHadToLaugh

freeepeace said...

Oh my!  That bottom left picture is tear-jerking.  Poor trees. :(  And what's this about Ivan?  Who's Ivan?  You CAN'T have more storms.  You've reached your quota for at least a decade!  Keep us posted.  Be safe.  Off to check FL weather reports ...

ann7inflorida said...

This looks like my neighborhood after Charley.  : (

bookncoffee said...

Just checking in with you to see how things went.  Thanks for sharing the pics.  Looks like it was rough!  I need to see what Ivan is up to.  I've not watched the weather.  In Nashville, we did not get much rain, just cloud cover.  
Sonya (MySouthernHome)

eckha2 said...

Omg !!!!!!! Bless you, and here's to Ivan venting at sea... I have a friend who lives near Ocala. Will be praying for all you guys down there..

slowmotionlife said...

OMG!!!  Horrifying!!!!  I know you know I'm facing my own tree issues right now, but this is terrible!  I can't even imagine.. I'm stunned... ::sigh::

dragonmoon111 said...

After driving around for the last few days looking for ICE and FOOD...We have seen much of the same here in Marion County.
We have had no electricity for a week now and its not looking good for this week either. Pray that Ivan stays away! The state doesnt need anymore rain and wind!

floralilia said...

sorry about the trees, and what you all had to endure coy - hope ivan gives you a break...

at least you are safe - we're thankful for that..

rooney142004 said...

I HAT WHAT SHE IS DOING TO YOUR HOME YA WELL THATS ALL

molnarsbaby said...

I hope Ivan gives you guys a break I grew up in Vero and I know that there's alot of damage... My prayers are with you all there

deabvt said...

My heart goes out to all of you!  Prayers!
V

dancingflower10 said...

Dude!! im s00o0o sry for u guys francis sorta hit us too here in SC we got some serious flooding. buses run real late . Hit me up with a comment have a great day. :: praying for ya and that Ivan goings away

clownbrown said...

I read on the 'net someone posted a comment about Floridians.  I'm paraphrasing, but they said Floridians continue to move where they know there's a high risk for hurricanes, and yet they still expect the government to send aide when damage occurs.  How can someone be so heartless?  It must be sad to have so little compassion.  I am a native Floridian, as is my Mom.  I no longer live there but she and all my extended family do, and they all suffered with Frances.  My mom has been without power since Saturday night with no near solution in sight.  Anyway, my heart goes out to you.  I'm not sure where you're from in Florida, but the devastation was over the entire state, it seems.

drydustytexan said...

Sir:  You  live in a glass house.  Whenever there is a firestorm in California, which is every year--and when the ensuing rains create mudslides-and take out homes built on hills--and those homes slide on out to sea--what is the tragedy?  If you live the good life in Florida you're going pay the price, one way or another...In Texas I know there will be 100+ temperatures most of the year--and little rain, however I knew that coming in.  Am I supposed to whine about heat and brackish water?  Or petition congress for help--?    Ciao....

ccarusofla73 said...

Drydustytexan misses the point. When living in florida, we deal with the heat yes, but there hasnt been a hurricane hit us since Andrew in 92. Do you not move to California because of the earthquakes?

losermagnit88 said...

i live in florida to and i also hope it goes out to sea. i wish u the best of luck and my heart goes out to you and your family. tina<st.cloud, florida>

litecarrulz2pc said...

live in fla also and prayin it will turn this weekend..anyone saying we live in a glass house and somehow deserve this is an idiot...Its just one of the things about living here, and this is a record year, not typical

symphonycomposer said...

There is something about
An old Oak tree,
Uprooted and Down
For all to see.

A Century of shade
And nesting abode
Magnificent creation
Resting alone.

Replant and rebuild
Our task lay ahead.
Comfort our neighbors
and loved ones who dread.

Richard Englefield
N. Florida
9/11/04

sanforized6 said...

Guess that's why I love Colorado, especially Denver. Don't know where you are in Fla, but I pray Ivan runs out of gas soon. Hang tough, rich

smartb2004 said...

i think it cloud of been worse

roundheremargery said...

I have friends and family living in florida. I hope and pray for you all. When I lived in Tampa I never saw this much distruction by one hurricane let alone three. Just be safe and call on loved ones if needed.

miltm37 said...

I  NEED  TO  SAY  HUMANITY  IS  INCREDIBLE  THE  MENTAL  BOND  WE  SHARE.....THE  SUPPORT,  IT'S  A  BEAUTIFUL  THING.  GOD  BLESS  YOU  ALL.  MY  HEART  IS  WITH  YOU  FLORIDIANS.

phathug001 said...

am 17/m/ny i see these pictures and i say damn life can be taken in a hart  beat and you can lose it all, so just hold on to it and dont let go hold on to it as hard as you can and just hope okay bye tony .M.

thank you for taking time to read this bye

ronnikay78 said...

I reside in Fort Pierce Florida.  I have seen similar if not worse damage in my neighborhood.  I live exactly a block away from the KMart they showed on the Weather Channel.  All of the businesses around my house have severe damage.  I personally went out of town for this hurricane.  It was very odd because we didn't board our house up and we only got tree damage, and a couple windows busted out of my shed.  The houses and businesses around me prepared and boarded up and they were the ones who got severly damaged.  Mother Nature is a funny thing.  We were without electric for about ten days, we still only have partial electric.  No AC, no frig, no dryer, no stove and it is Sept. 14 already.  I still am thankful that we survived.  Our bestfriends house lost his entire sunroom and his roof came down into his house.  Of course that was the house that everyone was at "staying safe"  Thank God that they are alright.  My prayers are with you Dave.  Good Luck on rebuilding.  But u know we will be there to help.  Much Love to David Shaneyfelt and Fam.  
From Ronni K and Scott FT. Pierce, FL
Thank you to all of the supporteers and volunteers in our area.

scoobyam22 said...

I live in Cape Coral.  When Charley came through I thought things couldn't get any worse.... Then came Frances and Ivan, and Jeanne is right around the corner.  To those people who say we live in glass houses, I say to them tell that to the people who no longer have a home.  Who no longer have the pleasure of sitting in front of there computers.  To pass judgement on what we went through. I thank God that all my loved ones are safe, but not everyone was as lucky as I was.  Hope mother nature blesses us for the rest of the hurricane season

coy1234787 said...

    I would like to thank all of you that have stopped by Dancing in the rain over the past week or so and have left your kind words behind. Many of you are my friends and many of you are people that I do not yet have the pleasure of knowing, thank you all.
   
    I know that many of you are fellow Floridians and 2004 Hurricane survivors yourselves. The glass house comment from the Dry Dusty Cowboy was one that got many peoples attention and I don't want you to think that it went unnoticed by me either ...
check here --> http://journals.aol.com/coy1234787/Dancingintherain/entries/992 .
     
    To all of you on the Gulf Coast that are in the Path of Ivan the terrible, my thoughts and prayers are with you and I would like to invite all of you to visit my other hurricane entries and come back soon and often to Dancing in the Rain.

      http://journals.aol.com/coy1234787/Dancingintherain                                          

                          *** Coy ***

deabvt said...

Coy,   How are you?
V

bluejeans1959 said...

Hope all is ok,where your at,,,,,i know how ya feel,i am a survivor of charley an frances.
Bluejeans1959