28 October 2008

Grandma Scott's Birthday Card

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My mom sends fun birthday cards and this one is really fun, it's the Chicken Dance! Twenty One years ago I was in Czechoslovakia for the first time. Actually, first time out of the country. Our tour group went to a pub out in the countryside where we were served a very potent drink made from the sap of pine trees with our dinner. After dinner the music and dancing started and lo and behold everyone was getting up and doing the Chicken Dance. I'm from a small midwest town and I sure don't remember the Chicken Dance but here all these people from Czechoslovakia and the States were up and doing the dance and having the time of their life. Did I tell you about that little potent drink they served with the dinner? One of those and you lost all abandon. Two and you were laying on the floor sleeping somewhere. Three and you had no idea what hit you and your friends carried you home and it took days to recover. Ask my cousin what not even one drink will do to you! :-)

27 October 2008

Hurrican Ike - a few more clips from Sat. and Sunday

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13 Sept 2008
We were on our way to Tiffany's because we thought her house was going to flood. We were on E. Panther Creek when we stopped to video tape the canal to Lake Woodlands.


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13 Sept 2008
Our daughter's home, Tiffany, with more water in her front yard than anyone has ever seen.


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13 Sept 2008
A small tour of Timber Ridge Timber Lakes.


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13 Sept 2008
Our good friends, the Griffiths, used to live here. Now our good friends, the Stanley's, live here. Large trees fell on the house and garage, put a hole in the roof so water was raining in their living room 2 floors below.


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13 Sept 2008
The backyard of the Stanley's


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13 Sept 2008
How the men from Glen Loch Ward have fun in the rain.


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13 Sept 2008
A good look at the damage in Tiffany's front yard.


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13 Sept 2008
Chainsawing away and Paul practicing his shot put.