No internet yesterday and a big storm hits our coast

@JudyEv (213258)
Bunbury, Australia
May 24, 2020 7:09pm CST
We were promised wild storms yesterday and the prediction even hit the Irish news. Our son rang to see if we were okay as their news had reported a lot of damage. At that point, we’d had some rain but that was all. Later, on our news, we saw rooves being torn off buildings and slung across power lines. More than 60,000 homes are without power. It is still a bit blustery here. We haven’t been down to measure the rain yet. We had no internet at all yesterday but luckily we had other things to do. I’m bound to miss a few of your discussions but thankfully I’m back on board now. During the ‘downtime’ I sorted through some photo and found this one of a spider web in the bush. I wonder how they fare in a storm.
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@JimBo452020 (15633)
• Montrose, Scotland
25 May
Thankfully you are back!!! Did a bad moon rise first?
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
We didn't see a bad moon but then we weren't really looking either. lol
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@JimBo452020 (15633)
• Montrose, Scotland
25 May
@JudyEv I was thinking of the CCR song
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
26 May
@JimBo452020 I did guess that. It's a great song. Love CCR.
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@DianneN (175305)
• United States
25 May
What a storm that must have been! Happy you’re okay and sorry you lost your internet, but good you’re back.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
Thanks. We - touch wood - always seem to miss out on the worst of the storms.
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@DianneN (175305)
• United States
25 May
@JudyEv Knock on wood!
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@kobesbuddy (104258)
• East Tawas, Michigan
25 May
Oh my gosh, what a turbulent storm this was! Thank God, you and Vince didn't get the blunt of it:( Our storms are over, hopefully!
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
We have just been down to bring the rubbish bins in and there is a lot of twigs and light branches on our road but that's all.
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@kobesbuddy (104258)
• East Tawas, Michigan
25 May
@JudyEv I wonder if Vince's camera came down, from that tree!
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
26 May
@kobesbuddy Oh yes, the drone came down the next day! We were so lucky. And it still flies so it's all good news.
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@marguicha (152332)
• Chile
25 May
The photo is beautiful. Keep safe. Mother nature is sometimes a stepmother
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
She really had a tantrum on the coast but thankfully left us alone.
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@marguicha (152332)
• Chile
25 May
@JudyEv I am glad that you only had minor problems.
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@Deepizzaguy (36813)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
25 May
I am happy to learn that you are back on this site after having no internet service for a day.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
Thanks. It seemed a very long day with no internet.
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@Deepizzaguy (36813)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
27 May
@JudyEv I know how you feel without internet for a long period of time.
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@wolfgirl569 (30359)
• Marion, Ohio
25 May
Glad to hear you guys are okay. Nice web
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
Thanks. I think the worst of it is over now.
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@Thrilliana (12215)
• Philippines
25 May
Scary looking web. I am glad you are safe and back
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
Thanks. It seemed a long day without any internet.
@yoalldudes (22401)
• Philippines
25 May
Welcome back. I'm glad you're safe.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
Thank you. We seem to be a bit protected here as we rarely have too much damage.
@nawala123 (9868)
• Indonesia
25 May
Stay safe. Is bunbury by the seashore?
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
Yes, Bunbury and Perth are on the coast and both got hammered by the storm.
@TheHorse (108863)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 May
Glad you're OK. We've had benign weather here.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
Our son in Ireland heard about the damage before we did. Apparently it made the BBC news too. lol
@sallypup (39008)
• Moses Lake, Washington
25 May
That's a lovely spider web. Have you seen the move Aracnaphobia? There is a spider web in a barn scene that takes up much of the barn's interior. Quite the movie and it had folk lore woven in which made it much better than the average scare you!! movie.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
I haven't seen that film. I mostly avoid scary ones. I'm not very courageous!!
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@moffittjc (83083)
• Gainesville, Florida
25 May
Welcome to my world. We seem to go through this every year here in Florida. Just glad to hear you are okay and safe from major damage.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
26 May
Thanks. I know storms are very common for some myLotters.
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@moffittjc (83083)
• Gainesville, Florida
27 May
@JudyEv Just another day in paradise here in Florida! lol I take it that storms of that nature are not common where you live?
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
28 May
@moffittjc The one that hit the coast was a once in a decade storm. They never seem to be really bad where we are. We're half an hour inland and sheltered a bit by the bushland around. It depends a bit from which direction the winds and rain come from.
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@Hannihar (96479)
• Israel
15 Jun
@JudyEv That was great that your son heard the news and wanted to check on you guys. Sorry you were without the internet. I wondered what that was in the picture.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
17 Jun
Our two sons have been ringing us regularly which is very nice.
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@Hannihar (96479)
• Israel
17 Jun
@JudyEv That is so so nice that they want to know that you two are ok.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
17 Jun
@Hannihar That is what we think too. Thanks.
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@DocAndersen (23997)
• United States
25 May
that is an awesome picture - funny how we come to rely on something (the internet) that wasn't even a concept 100 years ago.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
26 May
It was down again this morning so now I'm way behind with reading. I'll just have to start again with the latest discussions.
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@DocAndersen (23997)
• United States
26 May
@JudyEv it is frustrating. I have a back up internet connection if I need it just in case!
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
26 May
@DocAndersen We can use the hotspot on the phone but this wasn't such an urgent need really.
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@Tampa_girl7 (39862)
• United States
26 May
I’m glad that you and your husband are okay.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
26 May
Thanks. Touch wood but we rarely seem to get the bad storms that are forecast for our coastal region.
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@Tampa_girl7 (39862)
• United States
26 May
@JudyEv you are blessed.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
27 May
@Tampa_girl7 We are indeed.
@LowRiderX (20080)
• Serbia
26 May
You have a lot of species of spiders in Australia, which I am very afraid of, so don't get me wrong, I wouldn't think about them at all.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
27 May
You are not alone in being afraid of spiders. Many people are.
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@LowRiderX (20080)
• Serbia
27 May
@JudyEv I don't like insects in general, but spiders are especially disgusting to me
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@CarolDM (81839)
• Nashville, Tennessee
25 May
Love the photo. Very cool web. Stay safe with these storms.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
26 May
Thanks. They seem to have gone now.
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@CarolDM (81839)
• Nashville, Tennessee
26 May
@JudyEv Good news.
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@just4him (210051)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
25 May
That's an intricate web. I wonder how they do too. That's a lot of damage. I hope it didn't take long to restore power. It's good your son called to check on you.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
26 May
Thankfully we didn't lose power but it can be very inconvenient when you do.
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@just4him (210051)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
27 May
@JudyEv Yes, it can.
@simone10 (47901)
• United States
25 May
Look at how intricate it is. Amazing!
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
26 May
Old timers used to use cobwebs to staunch bleeding. You can understand why when you see one like this.
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@simone10 (47901)
• United States
30 May
@JudyEv Absolutely! I didn't know that about cobwebs.
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@jstory07 (92259)
• Roseburg, Oregon
25 May
I am glad you and your husband are ok.
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@JudyEv (213258)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 May
Thanks. Sometimes they make a big fuss and it fizzles out but this one did do a lot of damage on the coast.
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@jstory07 (92259)
• Roseburg, Oregon
26 May
@JudyEv Stay safe.
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