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Just call me Noah

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

It's raining again. The kind of torrential heavy rain that darkens the sky and makes my 6:45 AM drive to school look like midnight. The kind of heavy torrential rain that creates floods and huge puddles and rivers of rainwater running alongside and over the roads.

DH kept saying I was crazy to go to school. But I put on denim shorts, packed my shoes in a bag and put on my plastic beach shoes and plastic rain jacket, and away I went, driving my little Yaris through all the huge puddles and rivers of water.

I received flood advisories and warnings from the government, via email. The alerts said the flood warning would end at 9 AM. It was still pouring at 10:30 AM.

Most of my students made it to school. Some showed up dripping wet, because they only had umbrellas and the wind made them turn inside out. I've been handing out paper towel all morning.

I'm just hoping the rain stops soon, or I may not be able to make it home at the end of the day.
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JLPNURSE 11/12/2010 2:34PM

    I was wondering if this post was about the rain or all the animal rescue that you do.

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SECRETFUN 11/11/2010 9:48PM

  Hum, teacher needs some jacked up wheels :-) Although your little car may be better at staying on the road!

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DARUMA 11/11/2010 5:32PM

    You are lucky you made it there safe. Hopefully by the time you read this, you'll be safely home.

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SAPNA. 11/11/2010 4:58PM

    You should not take such big risks. Please dont do it.

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MILLISMA 11/10/2010 3:27PM

    Please stay safe! Praying that the rain stops soon.

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