September 15, 2017
As I write this, hurricane Irma is winding down. Still pounding northern Florida and up into Georgia, but it appears the worst is over.
I understand most of the areas shut down operations when the wind reaches 45 mph. That is right. 45 mph. I know the winds are dangerous, but if we shut down emergency services when the wind reached 45, there would be no use having ambulance or fire trucks in Harding County!
I have several friends who live in Florida. Mostly in the Ft. Myers and Naples area. They often kid me about staying in North Dakota. I also have several friends who retired to Ar...