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We're alive

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by stxrus, Oct 3, 2017.

  1. tele_pathic

    tele_pathic Tele-Afflicted

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    Aug 18, 2009
    St. George, UT
    That's good news! Thanks for checking in!
     

  2. Glen W

    Glen W Tele-Afflicted

    May 10, 2003
    CT
    Great - glad to hear that you and your family are okay!
     

  3. straightface

    straightface Friend of Leo's

    Nov 17, 2006
    MA
    Glad to hear you guys are all ok!
     

  4. Paul in Colorado

    Paul in Colorado Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Mar 17, 2003
    Fort Collins, CO
    Thanks for checking in. I was wondering how you were. Things can be replaced. People can't.
     

  5. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Tele-Holic

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    Feb 3, 2017
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    That's good to hear....now, the important stuff...Telecaster unscathed???;) :) ;)
     

  6. sean79

    sean79 Poster Extraordinaire

    Great to hear. Best of luck as everything gets back to normalish.
     

  7. w3stie

    w3stie Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 19, 2010
    Brisbane
    Great news for once! We all saw the videos of the aftermath on St Croix with trees and power poles down everywhere. Looks like it will take a while before you have power again.
     

  8. teletimetx

    teletimetx Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 25, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Great news and thanks for the update!
     

  9. Johnson johnson

    Johnson johnson Tele-Holic

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    Dec 30, 2016
    Memphis
    Excellent news, very happy you and yours are safe and together. Best wishes and take it one day at a time.
     

  10. jackinjax

    jackinjax Friend of Leo's

    Sep 11, 2016
    Jacksonville
    I'm really relieved to hear that you made it through that devastating storm. I know you look forward to regaining some semblance of your life.
    When I see the total loss some suffered from these storms I feel lucky.
    We're still waiting for the contractors to put a new roof on the house, and the interior squared away. The tree guys are coming back late next week to take down two more trees before the next big wind puts them on our roof also. A gigantic Laurel oak is now leaning over the house and Mrs injax isn't going to sleep well until it's gone. Can't say I'll miss it either; scary!
     

  11. abrianb

    abrianb Tele-Meister

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    Mar 5, 2014
    Indiana
    I had feared for your safety, glad you came out unharmed.
     

  12. TeleTucson

    TeleTucson Tele-Meister Ad Free Member

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    Aug 6, 2016
    Tucson, AZ
    You gave us both a nail biter, and an up-close perspective of this nasty storm. Happy to hear that it wasn't a life-changing catastrophe for you & your family, and that you're gearing up to move ahead. Best wishes to you all.
     

  13. stxrus

    stxrus Friend of Leo's

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    May 25, 2007
    St. Croix, USVI
    Got cell service back last night at the house
    Still no internet there. Have to drive about 7 miles to get internet with a personal hotspot
    Power will be out for months. Governor says by xmas... I'm betting Easter. The need for poles will exceed 20,000 just for us. STT & STJ needs more
    I heard the greatest sustained wind (1 minute or more) was 176mph. I can easily believe it
    Heading off to work. Gotta keep those gas tanks filled for the genset
     
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  14. CWP0126

    CWP0126 TDPRI Member

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    Apr 2, 2016
    Tampa, Fl
    Great to hear from you, I've been wondering about you every day since the storm hit. I'm glad that you and yours made it through safe.
     

  15. g-Paul

    g-Paul Tele-Holic

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    Apr 23, 2006
    Leafs Nation
    Happy to hear you made it through that ok. It looked pretty nasty.
     

  16. stxrus

    stxrus Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    65
    May 25, 2007
    St. Croix, USVI
    Slowly there seems to be a return to some form of normalcy.
    Cell service has been steady for a couple of days now.
    The satellite guy should be here in a day or so.
    Broadband is still down with no idea when they'll be up. Luckily I can get internet on my phone. Sporadically but something
    The sound of generators & chainsaws are a constant melody. This is the new normal
    We may be able to save the papaya trees & the carambola has some new sprouts. New life amongst the devistation
     

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