Friday, August 26, 2011

State of Emergency

Happy Hurricane.
No, I'm not being sarcastic.
At the core of your being - brothers and sisters - please remain calm.
Facebook is brimming with lighthearted let's go to the liquor store to stock up and party tweets but I do believe that this situation is a tad more serious.

Tonight the local gas station - which was just stocked with fuel this morning - ran out.
New Yorkers who have left the city have landed here in the woods.
People are in a wide spread panic - especially in light of the earthquake that has people shaken to their core here in the east.

Your theories as to why "God is mad" or "The Earth is pissed" are probably all valid.  Just sayin.
But at the end of the day or the beginning of tomorrow shit is about to hit winds of one hundred plus miles an hour. Lights, camera, and action.  It's on.

Please prepare in a calm manner.
Take stock of water for cleaning yourself, drinking and a bit more in case strangers find their way to your doorstep.
Put any valuables in plastic bins.
Fill zip lock freezer bags 1/2 full w water and stick em in the freezer in case the power goes out you have more ice to give life to your food.
Have flashlight, candles and batteries on hand.
Stay away from windows. (says the girl who lives in a glass house!)
Have an emergency raft if need be. (air bed?)
You know the drill.

But of most importance should you find yourself in dire need of assistance and you must rely on your neighbor for help or vice versa - just breathe.
We are all one. We are all in this together.
Be kind. Be gentle and be the best you that you can possibly be.

To all my people in New York my door is open. If you must evacuate you will find hospitality here. I will do my best. Same for my philly freaks.  Much love to you. Stay safe. Stay on course.

This is only a test.
I repeat.
This is just a test.......

On the bright side, this will boost our economy in ways we weren't headed in. No?

Final thoughts:
God the Father, Goddess Mother we ask that you bless us with your divine protection.
Keep us safe in your favor as we embark upon stormy weather.
Let us be kind to each other and get through this in peace. Amen.

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