This summer has had some crazy weather going on....tornadoes, rain, hail, and did I mention rain.

Wednesday my little town was hit by 2 tornadoes and I just got power back on today/late last night. No one was seriously hurt or anything but there's lots of tree and home damage. It wasn't quite like the one in Oklahoma but my heart really goes out to those folks affected by this.

It's still crazy around here trying to manage clean-up but I have noticed one good thing that has come out of it. our little community has come together. Neighbors helping neighbors, strangers helping strangers, folks just looking out for one another really is a touching feeling.

my house is mostly fine, damaged our big tree and the fence but that was pretty much it so i feel lucky compared to some others.

Here's a few pics of the carnage on my street and surrounding blocks.

Here's some more pics from the local paper

and we didn't make national news but here's the local news reports