Monday, September 16, 2013
The 1000 year rain
According to the national weather service, there is a 1% chance for the amount of rain to fall that we just got pounded with. It has let up some, but it's still raining each day. This amount of rain only falls every 1000 years, and it's interesting to be in the midst of an epic event.
Well, midst is a broad term, we don't get one until late Tuesday, but we are still involved. FEMA and the Red Cross were in the neighborhood delivering bottled water and advising the local city crews on what to do. Our street is fine, the neighbors street has been evacuated and he was able to get his car to our house when the opened the bridge for an hour. They are staying out, no need to evacuate just because you are advised, especially when you are prepared.
Here is Spain the diving was horrible, but at least we went. The food is ok, very fresh but loaded with cheese and sauce, very rough on my eating routine. I did get a run in, going for another one this afternoon or evening. 70% of the people here smoke so it's pretty harsh running with all of the people creating a cancer cloud around you. They also don't look when they move, stopping in front of you to talk, walking out of a shop and expecting you to move. Perhaps I'm tired of that attitude, more than a few people have gotten a shoulder, why should I be the one to move all the time.
Thanks for the comments on m last post, I'll try to respond if the Internet lets me.