TALLADEGA SCENIC HIGHWAY ON MT. CHEAHA ~ ALABAMA ~ photo taken by Dianna Stover
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Thursday, April 28, 2011

I'M STILL HERE!

In case any of you have seen news of our devastating tornadoes that hit the south yesterday, I just wanted to say, I am still here. Fortunately, Montgomery was far enough south, that all we experienced was some hard rain and wind.

I'm saddened, though, that I have many fellow Alabamians who are not so lucky.

(pic from the web)
Devastating Southern storms kill more than 250 - WSFA 12 News Montgomery, AL |

Please keep our unfortunate storm victims and their families in your thoughts and prayers... they will be needed.

On a good note, the bad weather has moved out it promises to be a glorious weekend. I'm on my way to Florida in the morning... Thunder Beach calls me.

Ride on!

Lady R

10 comments:

B.B. said...

I'm glad that you are okay, my thoughts and prayers go out to all of those who are affected by these storms.

Willy D said...

Re picture: That thing is that close and those folks are taking pictures? I’d be looking for the deepest hole in the ground I could find. And fast!

KT Did said...

I'm with Willy D! I'd be running like crazy and I don't run! Just glad you are okay and still so shocking to see the devastation! Prayers are sent and hope the recovery is quick.

WooleyBugger said...

I was just coming over here to check up on you. So glad your all alright. I still have family in B-Ham if you remember, though we don't keep in touch and now your like family too, only we keep in better touch.
Sure hop this is soon over for you all. Or Y'all

even the word verifi sounds like something my Granny would of said : swayet
As in "Are we close Granny?"
"No boy, swayet."

Dean "D-Day" said...

Karen and I have been watching the news film footage since this morning of the devastation in your neck of woods. We're so glad that y'all are ok.

It's probably a good thing that I don't live down there. I'd be one of those nuts chasing the storm down.

Have a great time in Florida!

Raftnn said...

I have seen the reports on our news, having been through disasters this year I was thinking of you guys. Glad you are okay. Very gald.

MeanDonnaJean said...

Damn! Why is it that everyone (everyone but ME, that is) is on the way to FL? This ain't fair!!

Bummer.

Ah, I'd probably be all kindsa miserable down there anyway, so I may as well stay rite where I'm at 'n be all kindsa miserable for FREE.

Brady said...

I did hear about this. I hope you and yours are all safe. My jaw dropped when I read about it. Best of luck down there, rebuilding and whatever else happens after such an incident.

This totally depends on the ride, I'd have to say. Now that I've driven my Kawasaki I'd be more inclined to take my father-in-law's Goldwing out for a run. But considering my only bike experience was on sub-liter class machines, it seemed like too much (particularly weight) when compared to my little machines.

I would agree, people worry a lot about wrecking machines. Be careful, know your limits. I would have reservations about jumping on an unrestored Vincent... but if they offer, consider saying yes.

Brady
Behind Bars - Motorcycles and Life
http://www.behindbarsmotorcycle.com/

biker baby said...

Happy to hear you're OK. We have friends in The Sikeston, MO area that had 3"-4" of water in their house. They are in a motel for now.

Lady Ridesalot said...

Hey everybody!! I finally got my computer back so I can respond to your comments. (I just had a small power supply issue... all is well now)

I really appreciate all of your well wishes and concerns. My area did not suffer like Tuscaloosa and Birmingham did. We were very fortunate!

The residents of this fine state are pulling together and providing supplies and needed items like you wouldn't believe! Neighbor helping neighbor... it's a wonderful thing.

I'm just catching up here so... I just wanted to thank you all again for your concern. Y'all are the best! :)