The wind has been sweeping down the plains today. So much so, in fact, my house has been popping and cracking like the roof is going to blow off. I heard they were clocked at 40-50mph, but they seem stronger.
My daughter-in-law, mother of Penny Lane and Carson, had knee surgery last week and has to use crutches for two weeks. Taking care of a 3 year old and 3 month old was more than I can do. Especially, well, I won't go there. Nevertheless, though they are precious, it was difficult. In comes her Mom. Thank goodness. She's younger.
They farm wheat out in the panhandle of Oklahoma. The wind is worse there and they haven't had rain for more than 150 days. Their wheat sells worldwide. Hope it is still standing.
I felt like the cavalry had arrived and I got a kick out of her license plate. Farmers are the toughest people - salt of the earth.