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post Oct 1 2006, 01:05 AM
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... keep him and his wife Yolanda in your thoughts and prayers. I don't think they got a direct hit, but it's ugly all the same.

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Millions without power as Philippines searches for typhoon dead

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Chris and Yolanda live in Olongapo, which is a little west of Manila on this map above.

Come visit The Cabin In the Woods.
V.T. Eric Layton
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post Oct 1 2006, 03:08 AM
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Hi all,

All is well here in Olongapo anyway. We lost power and water for about 28 hours. No major flooding, we did have a lot of branches and trash to cleanup. The river by my house didn't get very high. (It's been higher during monsoons.) Once again we got off light.


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post Oct 1 2006, 01:49 PM
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Phew! I gotta say that I can't imagine what you and Eric endure in the way of these tropical storms.

Here in Montreal, the worst we get is the tail end remnant of a storm that works its way north from Florida with higher than normal winds, but plenty of precip. To endure sustained winds in excess of 100 miles/hour is something that I'm not sure I would want to experience!

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vtel57   Typhoon Xangsane Hits Near Chrisretusn...   Oct 1 2006, 01:05 AM
vtel57   Right after posting this here and at the Cabin, I ...   Oct 1 2006, 01:08 AM
Ximinez   Yes it is! Thanx for keeping us posted, Eric....   Oct 1 2006, 02:11 AM
chrisretusn   Hi all, All is well here in Olongapo anyway. We l...   Oct 1 2006, 03:08 AM
Ximinez   Phew! I gotta say that I can't imagine wha...   Oct 1 2006, 01:49 PM
vtel57   Well, Chris has it worse than I do. I only have to...   Oct 1 2006, 03:46 PM
Ximinez   LOL! For those of you who don't know what...   Oct 1 2006, 04:20 PM
vtel57   Actually, in my experience, it's not the Can...   Oct 1 2006, 06:50 PM
Ximinez   Well, that makes me feel better. However, I still...   Oct 1 2006, 08:09 PM
chrisretusn   Yup, Pinatubo is about 40km north of us. I was in...   Oct 2 2006, 07:37 PM
jkp   Reminds me of the 80-year old snowbird living in ...   Oct 1 2006, 04:53 PM
Ximinez   FHP = Florida Highway Patrol Now I get the joke...   Oct 1 2006, 08:12 PM
Texfisk   You want to see bad driving, Come to California. T...   Oct 1 2006, 04:59 PM
vtel57   Earthquakes too? What FUN! Couldn't you ha...   Oct 2 2006, 11:21 PM
chrisretusn   Detroit? No thanks I feel much, much safer here in...   Oct 3 2006, 03:04 AM
vtel57   More beer! :lol:   Oct 3 2006, 09:26 PM
DisguisedRose   That's like So. CA, though there are occasion...   Oct 4 2006, 10:43 AM
Ximinez   "Be careful what you ask for ..." :lol:   Oct 4 2006, 12:04 PM
DisguisedRose   That was more of an observation than a request. ...   Oct 4 2006, 12:15 PM
Ximinez   Sorry, Rose. I didn't mean to be glib. :blush...   Oct 4 2006, 03:05 PM
DisguisedRose   I didn't see it that way at all, Ximinez. Pl...   Oct 4 2006, 03:37 PM
chrisretusn   Key words...."if you've survived". ...   Oct 4 2006, 12:45 PM
DisguisedRose   That's the biggie, alright. Otherwise, earth...   Oct 4 2006, 01:10 PM
chrisretusn   Yeah, if they run out of beer then it's time t...   Oct 3 2006, 09:54 PM

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