Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get. -Mark Twain
Apparently my brain just did not have enough of Hurricane Florence. It has almost a week since the storm dropped historic amounts of rainfall across my state of North Carolina. All of that water must have gone to my head, because last night’s dream was quite the ride.
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For there is no folly of the beast of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men. -Herman Melville
Hurricane Florence is upon us! Abandon all hope, ye who enter North Carolina! Especially if you were planning to drive I-95. You’ll find the entire state is pretty much closed, please come back later! The storm has been on a slow crawl through our state since the early morning hours of Thursday. Severe flooding has rocked the state, and many hundreds of thousands are still without power today. Flood waters are only expected to rise more over the next couple of days, so we’re not out of the woods just yet, though my area has remained relatively unharmed.
Despite the intensity of the storm, along with it came a silly little dream of me facing down my own veritable white whale…
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