We went to the reunion of relatives on my dad's side of the family yesterday. My sister met us at a convenient spot and rode along, so we had a good visit with her. Coming home, we saw dark storm clouds ahead, and before we reached Liberty we were hit by heavy rain and strong winds. We saw motorcyclists taking shelter under overpasses; I always feel for those people, because we've been out on the bike in the rain and I know how scary it can be.
As we approached Buckner, there were limbs down and leaves on the highway, and whole town seemed to be without electricity.
We were without power when we arrived home, too. Although there wasn't any major damage, some limbs had broken.
On the news, I heard them saying winds were clocked at Higginsville at 95 miles per hour.
At the reunion, I caught up with cousins I see once a year.
While I don't have any earthshaking tales to tell, my favorite Russian (also the only Russian I know) is back home in Kansas City after a visit to Argentina, and is doing a series of posts on his travels. If you're interested, check out the Kansas City Russian.
On another note, I'm rather excited that enough people have clicked on the ads on this blog to get me past $98; at $100, I'm supposed to receive a check from Google. It has taken me five or six years to accumulate this much, so I imagine it will take another couple of months to actually hit $100. With the economy like it is, I appreciate any extra money that comes in.
For some reason I just haven't been in a blogging mood lately, so think nothing of it if I skip a day or two.