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Sailng on Windwanderer.
No Photos 28th Oct 2012
Sunday 28th October 2012

Sunday 28th  October 2012

Well here we are again, facing another challenge, we seem to face a lot lately, life is sure not boring around here.
This is one challenge I would gladly skip, we are about to come face to face with our first ever hurricane.
As most of you already know it is called Hurricane Sandy, may have to call, myself a different name after all this is over.
Of cause us being us with everything we try and do, is always a major drama, well it is looking like this hurricane is going to be the same.
Not just a normal hurricane, oh no, it is going to join up with an extreme cold weather front, and turn into what they are labeling as a super storm.
It's making it's way towards us as I write, at the moment it is freezing cold, and a slight wind blowing, and the water is a bit rough, but the whole area has that eerie feel to it, talk about the calm before the storm.
They have now classed all the states around here as a state of emergency, some places are already starting to evacuate, yesterday was bedlam, people buying everything in site moving, all there outdoor stuff inside or tying it down.
We are the last boat left here in the little marina, as all the others were small power boats and the owners came yesterday an moved them to their homes and onto land where possible.
I can tell you it was a very sobering feeling, as we watched the last one leave and know there is nowhere we can go to get out of this, our boat is way to big to get it out of the water.
 
We have moved everything around to safe spots inside, and everything we could move inside from the deck is down here with us.
All else has been tied down with all the extra rope we could find.
We have got enough diesel, gas and water and food to last about a week or two, so one way at least we will be better off then most on land, as when it hits they will lose water power the lot.

Now it's a waiting game, we check online a lot to keep track on Sandy and where she is and what she is up to.
Am I scared you bet, and I worried...terrified, it's going to be a rough couple of days ahead.
I guess the worst thing is we have no idea what to expect, that's what scares me the most.
So we sit, we wait and hope for the best.
I just want to say I love you guys. xxx

Sandy.

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