Re: [gardeners] Excitement

Billie (
Wed, 2 Oct 2002 22:37:02 -0400

>We've ridden out worse hurricanes Craig. We don't have to make
>preparations when a storm blows this way because we keep the same
>preparations year around. When we bought this house I installed lug
>bolts on all the windows and doors, bought treated plywood and cut to
>fit. Numbered all the pieces as to the door/window they go on and then
>install them with lug screws and washers. Takes about 2 hours to button
>up the house. Yesterday I made a brace for the steel garage doors (just
>installed last year) and can have that in place in about 15 minutes.
>Three 5 gallon jugs of water, a tub full of water to flush toilet with,
>3 20 lb propane bottles, gas grill, gas hot plate, dry ice for the
>freezer and fridge, and we're all set. We'll let y'all know when it's
>all over.

It sounds like you're well prepared - take care - I'll be anxious to 
hear when it's over that all is okay!