That is the doggie door in the back door you see. But the porch had some limbs piled.
The strangest thing was these fence posts I had left beside the house at the fence.(they were neatly stacked before I disturbed them) I had no idea a post had enough 'sail area' to be picked up by the wind.
I moved the limbs and Sherry titivated the area. And after a little work ....
We had a section of the neighbors fence in our yard.
I love the simple fixes:
And one small 8 inch tree twisted clockwise by the winds.
Taken from the front looking back to the back porch.
From the back notice the post missing from the porch. I had just installed that post, and it was not fastened so naturally is was gone.
The folks from North Carolina will recognize the power company. DUKE Energy called Sherry (and all their customers, assuring us they would have the power on by midnight Sunday night (or soon after). We were surprised a couple years ago to learn Duke (A NC Company) had bought Florida Power and Light.
We were very fortunate, blessed, there was no major damage. We do not have cable, so we only now what we see on the net about Georgia, SC and NC, with respect to Matthew. We just pray that the damage is minimal, as we have.
Thanks for all your thoughts and prayers. We accept prayer, positive thoughts (which I think work also), and well wishes. What ever, we are glad to still have the little home and we are ready to get back at it!
Sherry shot this sky at 60mph. I loved the color
This body style held with Merc for about three years. It was probably one of the most 'customized in the 1950s.