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Old 05-16-2003, 04:49 PM   #1
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I should get exercise points for lifting the futon mattress over my head when we have to get in the hallway to take cover from tornadoes.

I'm so tired of this!
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Old 05-16-2003, 04:57 PM   #2
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I hear you!! We're in Kansas and we don't have a basement, but we do have a tornado shelter that we have to go to and keeping the kids happy there is not an easy task!!
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Old 05-16-2003, 06:15 PM   #3
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Old 05-16-2003, 07:35 PM   #4
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Coming from Ohio where I've lived through tornados and the "great flood," I'm glad I live in CA (and even better to live in a part that isn't near a faultline!).

You get bonus points for the futon AND the adrenaline. I remember "hiding" from a tornado in a closet with my dog and hearing the redneck neighbors RUN OUTSIDE to see what the tornado siren was all about! Sigh, natural selection.
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Old 05-16-2003, 07:56 PM   #5
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That sounds so scary. I think I would rather withstand the occasional earthquake than deal with tornados.

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Old 05-17-2003, 01:19 AM   #6
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:::glad to live in northern wisconsin where the only horrendous weather we get is the occaisonal blizzard:::
Old 05-17-2003, 01:29 AM   #7
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Angi....feeling your pain....daughter and I just spent the last 45 minutes in the bathtub (it's our safe room) with the dogs. Ugh. Doggy breath gets things stuffy real quick! There was a tornado spotted a mere three miles from my house...way too close for comfort!

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Old 05-17-2003, 01:47 AM   #8
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Yikes, Jennelle!!!!

We haven't had a tornado in 5 years. We're due.

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Old 05-19-2003, 05:53 PM   #9
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I guess every area has its natural disasters? Can anyone name one that doesn't?

I might move there!
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