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Sunday, October 23, 2005

  Wilma heads for the gulf coast

My parents are based on the gulf coast and are fleeing in-land. I asked my mom, "OK, now which do you prefer, earthquakes or hurricanes?" She replied: "At least there is plenty of warning for hurricanes!".

I still wish there was better hurricane prediction software, stuff that was so good as to be able to predict the exact location of the hit more than a few hours in advance.

Some friends of mine are going to the keys for a big festival. Hope they don't get rained out. They are going prepared however - see pic (left)!

I wish I had time to take off for a big festival, but after spending a week in conferences I have a lot of work to do at work, and my tree-laden property has dumped an entire truck's worth of leaves on the driveway in the last month, so I have to spend today digging out from Fall's fall.

Far better to dig out from fall than a hurricane, though, I believe. Here's hoping the damage is minimal!
 
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