Gone with the Wind

I have a new enemy.

I didn’t even see it coming; it howled down over the mountains this past Thursday night, totally unexpected. Heretofore, all my meteorological enemies have come from the other direction. But not this one.

Goodbye, beautiful roses I'd been pruning to perfection all fall.

Goodbye, beautiful roses I’d been pruning to perfection all fall.

Goodbye, pepper plants that spiced up our meals all year.

Goodbye, leaves on all our trees. Wait – this is not really a bad thing. Now you're somebody else's problem. Let's make that... Goodbye, leaf blower!

Goodbye, leaves on all our trees. Wait – this is not really a bad thing. Now you’re somebody else’s problem. Let’s make that… Goodbye, leaf blower!

WIND.

“Sonofabeetch!”, as Grandpa Frank would say.

😦

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READ MORE ABOUT OUR ADVENTURE THIS WEEK:

“2 killed in windstorm; thousands without power”

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