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Thursday Night Open Thread – and Irene Update

Hey y’all. Sorry I’ve not blogged much in the last couple of days. My schedule has been crazy. I come home some days from work and all I want to do is collapse on the couch and not do anything else. Not only that, but I’ve had a lot on my mind lately as my dad – who has been suffering from kidney disease – will be going in for his first dialysis treatment tomorrow. Obviously, the family is hoping for the best. He has been tired out lately doing very simple things, and the doctor basically told him it was about time. Please keep him in your thoughts and prayers......   [Read More]

Share your East Coast Quake story!

Yes, yes – we’re ok here in North Carolina, but that doesn’t mean some  high rise buildings in the area didn’t shake during the Mineral, VA 5.8 earthquake that happened earlier today.  In Concord, where I was at the time, I didn’t feel anything but my sister works at a high rise in uptown Charlotte and she texted me to tell me her building shook. Yikes!  I hear the Charlotte/Concord area is on a major fault line and if we were ever to be directly impacted by an earthquake of that magnitude, the results could be catastrophic.   I’m also hearing that some liberals are also blaming the “Bush Fault” line for today’s earth-shaker ….....   [Read More]