Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Dorothy, we're not even in Kansas.

What in the world?
And then it came our way... 50 miles east of the destruction in Springfield.
We found ourselves huddled in the basement, with
-my in-laws
-a couple from church who live in a trailer near-by
-two of their sweet neighbors, Bertha and Ruth, who were scared to death.
We were in contact by cell phone with two of our daughters, who were in the High School basement bunker, pausing from their dance recital dress rehearsal to take shelter.  It was a time to take stock of what is important, and to pray for those not able to find a safe haven.
Now we're counting our blessings, AND our children.
Welcome June.


Melanie said...

Glad you're all safe. What's with all of the natural disasters recently? Scary!

shirlgirl said...

So scary and glad you are all safe. The thunder and lightning around here was unreal. I remember when we were hit by lightning several years ago and I sure didn't want a repeat of that. Thank heavens we didn't get hit. I had all the shades drawn but you could still see all the flashes. I was glued to the TV and I had a bag of papers, pills, check books, account books, water, banana, cell phone, flash light ready to head for the basement if I had to. My heart goes out to all those who were devastated by these horrific tornadoes and those who lost their lives. Never have I seen such natural disasters and destruction all over the world as there has been this past year.

Courtney said...

So glad to hear that you and yours are safe.

Doran & Jody said...

WHOA!!! Just swallowed my heart!!

Jo Jo said...

Mom had me laughing this morning as she shared your basement story with me. What's up, Toto?

LL said...

crazy stuff!