[PEAK] OT: Hurricane (was Re: Packaging peak apps)

Roché Compaan roche at upfrontsystems.co.za
Mon Sep 27 04:45:05 EDT 2004

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> At 07:29 PM 9/25/04 +0200, Roché Compaan wrote:
>> * Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> [2004-09-25 17:10]:
>> > I don't have time to investigate further right now, though, as I'm 
>> packing
>> > up to evacuate from the path of Hurricane Jeanne.  I don't know when 
>> I'll
>> > be back online.
>> Yikes, where does she come from. Last I heard it was Hurricane Ivan.
> Actually they're up to Karl and Lisa now; so far our house was in the 
> path of both Frances and Jeanne.  Karl and Lisa are currently "no threat 
> to land", however.
>> Anyway keep well and stay safe.
> Things went very well; we didn't lose as many shingles as we did from 
> Frances, and the power was back on in less than 24 hours, which is 
> absolutely amazing.  The wife and I went down to Miami and stayed in a 
> hotel though, rather than in the house this time.
> Anyway, so here I am, back in the house, with power, air conditioning, a 
> refridgerator, and Internet, feeling *very* lucky indeed.  For hurricane 
> Frances just three weeks ago, we were without those "simple luxuries" 
> for a few days.

It seems like one of those experiences that puts everything in 
perspective again. Glad your safe.

Roché Compaan
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