Friday, September 12, 2008

We're Ready

  • 8 bags of ice in the deep freeze....check.
  • 80 bottles of cold water...check.
  • extra bread and milk...check.
  • 2 jars of peanut butter and jelly...check.
  • telephone that does not rely on electricity to work...check.
  • every single item in our yard stored in the shed...check.
  • generator and 20 gallons of gas...check.
  • chainsaw and 4-wheeler for post-Ike cleanup...check.
  • window unit air conditioner...check.
  • all clothing washed, dried and put away...check.
  • beds freshly made...check.
  • floor vacuumed...check.
  • trees trimmed of all dead branches and overhang...check.

I guess we're ready for Ike! Ready for it to be over.....

12 comments:

beyond this moment said...

Stay safe! I'm praying for everyone in the path of Ike.

The Small Scribbler said...

Your house must be immaculate with all these Texas bound hurricanes. Keep us posted.

Kate

Mocha with Linda said...

So I know where I'm sending my husband with his folks if they have to leave the Alzheimer's facility! LOL

Pikes Pickles said...

Good luck - We will look forward to hearing from you on the other side.
With all that cleaning - I almost wish one was headed our way...well just a teeny one.

luvmy4sons said...

Praying for your safety....

Karen said...

Praying for you and your family that you will be safe and that Ike will "jump over" you!

Leah in Iowa said...

Oh, Xandra - I'll keep you in my prayers. Please keep me posted!!

Kellye said...

We're in it with you, girlfriend. We've already lost power and it hasn't been an hour since the strong winds started up!! Thank God for our "country boys" who can do the elecrical wiring to the generators. We're here if you need to call! Love you all, The Barton's

Andrea said...

YIKES!! I'm nervous for your guys...keep us posted!!

Lisa said...

I 've been thinking of you all day. Keep us posted. Praying for y'all!

Lisa

Rachel said...

Praying for you!!!!!

Jill said...

I was just wanting to check in on you all....wondering how a CLEAN house weathers a storm. I will keep holding you all up until we hear news of your safety.