Music in the Storm

Last night as we were on watch for tropical storm Nicole, I laid on a bed in a room towards the back of my home talking on the phone to my sister in another state. That room had a window opened to a covered lanai, so I decided to open it to hear the soundContinue reading “Music in the Storm”

Pleasure and Pain

An island girl by birth, I love water. Sitting by the beach, watching the waves, taking in sunsets and sunrises – some of my favorite things to do. If you’ve never intentionally done it, try walking in the rain. Visiting a river or a waterfall and who can forget falling asleep to the sound ofContinue reading “Pleasure and Pain”

In the Storm

This past Wednesday we endured a storm in our neck of the woods. If you have ever faced a storm, you probably agree that the most unnerving part is in the middle of night. The winds are howling, the rain is battering your shelter and you hear all sorts of perplexing noises. The night isContinue reading “In the Storm”

Watch or Warning

As we here in the Southeast are walking through the dreaded hurricane season, the terms ‘watch’ and ‘warning’ are very common place in the media weekly. I go over these concepts with my students every year around this time. Primarily because most of them are from parts of the world where severe weather is notContinue reading “Watch or Warning”