|February 20, 2016
Clint Eastwood's advice in "Dirty Harry" that
opinions, like certain body parts, are best kept to
A violent Florida storm, and I was right in the
middle of it. Joe and Kait Russo are full-time RVers, maybe
in their mid to late 30's, who are taking a shot at making a
living on the road. The Russo's website is
, and they post informative travel videos on YouTube
Russo narrates the storm video from his motorhome.
Hazel was in Naples babysitting
grandchildren for a few days, and I was parked four or five
motorhomes down from the Russos in the Immokalee Casino
parking lot when this storm hit last Monday. I was awakened
in the middle of the night by the storm and my weather radio
beeping, advising me to head for the basement.
basement? Lily, the faithful to somebody Pomeranian was
lying on my chest, protecting me, or maybe her. Lightning
flashes coincided with the BOOM simultaneously, the wind was
rocking the motorhome and the rain on the roof was like a
I turned on the television in the
bedroom, watched the weather, and decided I'd weather the
weather, rolled over and went back to sleep. Already
outliving Errol Flynn, John Wayne, and Spencer Tracy, the
fear of dying young is no longer a factor, although, as I
tell my wife when we talk about the end of life, if I had my
choice, I'd like to be shot by Kim Basinger's husband.
have to admit, I didn't realize how bad it was outside until
I saw this video. I'll take it a little more seriously next
UPDATE: February 24, 2016 - It could have
been much worse.
deadly tornado demolishes RV park in Convent, Louisiana
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