What a week it has been. It is one that I will never forget, nor should I forget.
At the age of 59 years I experienced something I have never experienced before and hope I never experience again.
I have learned valuable lessons, lessons I must never forget.
Last Tuesday was my birthday and on that day the weather forecast became very dim. On that day Hurricane Matthew was forecast to strengthen to a category 4 storm and head my way.
My wife and I live on the central east coast of Florida and the consensus was that this powerful storm was going to track right up the coast.
A part of me was attributing these forecasts to the weather hype machine and my assumption was we’d get up the next day and the forecast would finally show the storm drifting harmlessly out to sea. But the next day was worse. Continue reading