I had volunteered to work again the next morning after clearing the parking spaces, but I forgot that if one uses muscles he hasn’t used in a while, he will be sore. When I woke the next morning, I was sore all over, and I had blisters on both feet and my right hand even though I had worn gloves. I had to beg off and let my body rest and recover. That day my neighbors began returning. First were…..
When I arrived at my apartment, I found a tree down in my front yard. It had missed my porch by four feet. When I went into my apartment, I found that it had escaped without a lick of damage. However, I had no electricity and it was stifling inside without air-conditioning, so I stripped down to my boxer shorts and then opened all three windows—the bedroom and living room windows facing east and the kitchen window facing north—pulled up…..
The advent of Hurricane Irma combined with the start of the fall term at the college knocked me off my usual schedule. What follows is the sequence of events. 1. After one week of tutoring in the new Learning Commons, followed by Labor Day, Hurricane Irma arrived, so the next week I worked only two days: Tuesday and Wednesday. The college was closed beginning Thursday. I had thought I might drive to a safer community, but when I saw how…..