Well, my father seems to have gotten to the computer to post about this before me now we have power again. But I can still add my own thoughts and comments, I suppose.
Our power went out at about 3 o’clock on Sunday, and we got it back at 10:15 last night. Thats about 55 hours without power. Not fun. But…there are compensations. We missed school on Monday, had a late start on Tuesday, and another today, which is why I am sitting at the computer instead of learning about Conceptual Physics.
Although Ike is only a Class 1 Hurricane in our area, he still has done decent damage. For instance, out of the 16 kids in my 9th grade class, 10 were still without power yesterday. About 6 of these were also without hot water. At least 1 of these was without any kind of water. Everyone in the high school had suffered some damage to their house, even if that was only ripped off shingles.
I have made a video for your entertainment and education. Here it is: