Two Different Perspectives
Remember a couple of weeks ago, I did a post about a hail storm that passed through Olathe, Kansas. The hail storm pretty much shredded the roofs of nearly every home in this town of 125,000+ people.
During the subsequent month, our town has turned into a mecca for "all that is connected to roofing and painting". Trucks with "roofing logos" circle the neighborhoods much like vultures circling their dead prey. Door bells are ringing nonstop with construction workers, roofers, and painters wanting to know if the homeowners need bids for repairs.
My street is just one of many that has taken on the appearance of a construction zone or ...maybe an advertising venue for construction companies. The other morning I was taking my daily walk and decided to snap some pictures. This collage represents just one portion of one street of one neighborhood. (my neighborhood, to be exact). It seems odd to see all the dumpsters, trucks, ladders, pallets of shingles, and rolls of tar paper that fill the driveways and streets of our usually quiet neighborhood.
How do I feel about this? I feel fine, actually. This is just a minor inconvenience. A costly inconvenience but still minor in the grand scheme of things. So over the course of the next month or so I will tolerate the minor little nuisances such as the process of having to deal with insurance companies and such ...oh and the noise...pound, pound, pounding noise....this isn't so bad.
It could have been a lot worse.
Compared to this I have nothing to complain about.
Truly, I am counting my blessings that I have some home repairs to make and a roof to replace. My sympathy goes out to all the people that have lost so much.
Thought this song had a certain tie in factor for today. Carrie is singing about a storm that knocked her to the floor.
The Good for the Day.... That there are so many kind and generous people reaching out to help those that have lost so much.
The Bad for the Day.... That there has been so much weather related damage this year.
Today's Weird for the Day has absolutely no connection to anything dealing with today's subject. I just think it is weird.
The Weird for the Day..... A Florida women wrecked her car while she was trying to shave her bikini area while driving. I guess the ladies that are putting on makeup while driving aren't looking so bad now are they???
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