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Getting my natural disaster on

Last week was exiting to say the least. Hurricane Irene really pounded us here on the shore in CT. We were without power for 4 days, and our house had its lawn remodeled for free! I suited up and wandered the streets during the storm, checking things out...

Our retaining wall is history. We had an outdoor shower, but you can see the pipe just sheared off.

The tips of the waves hit our third floor windows. They moved this refrigerator sized hunk of wall across the lawn.

I found my neighbors Boston Whaler washed up a few blocks from where he left it. It was strapped to its trailer, but that must have wound up elsewhere.

This used to be a tennis court.

At one point I decided to try out the surf in the ol' whitewater kayak.

This is a lagoon behind the open water I could launch from...