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Sandy seems like a silly name for a storm of historical significance doesn’t it?  Maybe if it was named George I could take it more seriously.  Also, this is the first time in my adult life I have not been totally prepared for a threatening storm or epidemic – especially this storm which is supposedly of epidemic proportions!  You see, my home has been filled with family and friends for the past two weekends, and I guess I’m tired.  The last of  ’em just left this morning.

There has been no time to think out a list of needs either, or to hit the grocery store.   I heard the stores are sold out of water anyway.  I know we have large containers I can fill with our tap water but I just don’t have my heart in it or the energy to lug the containers around.

I am in denial and in a kind of lolling lethargy with a secret wish this storm named Sandy, and/or her side effects will simply miss our little haven in the hills of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

What is my husband doing while I am blogging about my lethargy?  Watching a football game!  He is the optimist in our family.  Well, he did do something to his big  tractor to make it ready for a possible snow storm.  Yes, Sandy is also threatening heavy snow in the higher elevations.  Sometimes we are considered higher and sometimes lower.  Anyway, Bill seems to be in a semi state of lethargy too.

The point is, Bill and I are now  statistics.  There are always a certain number of people who do nothing in the face of dire storm warnings.  They usually regret it.

Me, I’m hoping for great stormy weather photo ops to keep on blogging.

Will keep you “posted.”

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