We now know just how hard it is to see headlines like
British Airways advising passengers to delay travel if they
25 killed by hurricane in US and 370,000 New Yorkers
ordered to leave their homes
11-year-old boy among dead as tree split in half and fell
on roof of his house
Obama warns 'this is not over' as hurricane spreads north
across the US
British tourists face days of airport delays as airlines
try and clear a backlog caused by flooding
Up to 12 inches of rain in some parts of the US
Road in North Carolina broken in five places as floodwater
We feel like a parent does the first time their child goes
up the big slide, when they have slowly gone up all the steps and at the top,
they pause, let go with one hand to wave down to you – a gut
there is nothing you can do but hope they make it to the bottom in one
piece. Most of you will know what I mean.
That’s just how it feels to be so far from Beez Neez as she
faces Hurricane Irene without us.
We have been glued to the NOAA reports and the CNN news
channel, which have used words like – barreling toward and onslaught of this
Category One and widespread hurricane.
Today it is all over. Bear rang the boatyard and
fortunately all is well and there has been no damage to any of the shore based
Thank you to everyone who has rang, texted and emailed
enquiring after the girls welfare – it is very much appreciated.