I was unable to post this yesterday, photobucket
was not cooperating and neither was my computer.
Thursday evening we got hit with a monsoon, I love
monsoon season as its the only time in arizona we
get to see any weather. The fifth wheel did a little
rockin the wind was so fierce, and you couldn't see
5 feet out the window. We had more rain in that one
storm than we had the whole monsoon season the
Bandit ran upstairs to be on the bed and Gracie, well
she always blames me for stuff and won't have anything
to do with me during her stressfull episodes, she runs
to her little safe spot under the bed. Little Pixie
however runs to me shaking like a leaf and begs to be
picked up. So we all went upstairs to bed, turned on
the tv and just rode it out. Gracie eventually comes
to bed in the middle of the night.
We got up yesterday to find the patio filled with
tumbleweeds, the dogs could not even get out the
door. So I had to go out and roll them all up over
the fence and out to the street.
One of the neighbors rode by on her golfcart and
asked if we faired ok and said there was lots of
awnings ripped up. So I ran in the house to get
By the clubhouse a tree got uprooted
This is actually a common occurance here even in a
low wind storm. Trees just don't bend and go with the
flow, except the palm trees.
This place lost their patio awning
and it landed in a heap two doors down
Another missing patio and driveway awning
lots of scraps of awnings all over the place, about
3 fifth wheel awnings (shame on them for not putting
them away) and one motorhome awning. Of the park models
and permanent TT's there was about 6 total missing
and several damaged just a little.
I saw one tt (airstream) that had their awning out
and strapped down, and it was angled really low and
Its gonna be more of the same for the next few days.
Bandit, Gracie and Xie
from the desert of arizona,
where the wind blows and the tumbleweeds roll