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Irene Takes Me Away From Princess!

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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Irene Takes Me Away From Princess!

I've been tracking Hurricane Irene for some time now.  So, I wasn't surprised when I was asked to report to work this weekend.  Irene continues to move up the east coast and is expected to make landfall in New York early Sunday morning as a category 1 hurricane.  The good news is that once Irene hits land, she will likely lose some steam.  But the not so good news is that she's expected to pound us with heavy rain and gusty winds.  When all is said and done, there could be storm surge, some serious flooding, and power outages.  There have been mandatory evacuations in flood prone areas which is not too far from where we live.  My hubby insists that we'll be ok, but I can't help it.  I am a wreck!  We took the necessary precautions including buying enough food and water.  Even though we're prepared for this, I still feel uneasy.  The worse thing is being away from Princess.  I do miss my hubby, but there's something about being away from your child.  I feel like a part of me is gone.  This is the worse part of my job.  I love what I do.  But in times like this, I'm torn.  I took this video as I was leaving earlier today.



I won't be returning home until Monday:(  Breaks my heart.


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2 Comments:

At August 27, 2011 at 9:34 PM , Anonymous Michelle said...

she'll be fine, you didn't leave her with a stranger. You're doing a great job keeping up informed and i'm sure the little one is proud of you!

 
At August 28, 2011 at 12:08 AM , Blogger This Cookn' Mom said...

She and daddy will have fun together. I know it hurts to leave at this time, but be happy that she is in great hands and you will be helping the world stay informed on the serious weather and saving lives at the same time!

 

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