May 22, 2011

At the Farm Toy Café...

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... let's play!

27 comments:

PatCA said...

Have you seen the pics of Palin's (rumored) new AZ home?

Yooge!

Indigo Red said...

Is that the kid's age?

Jason (the commenter) said...

Farm Toys! Who wants to be milked?

Freeman Hunt said...

Poor Joplin, Missouri was slammed by a mile wide tornado tonight. Horrible.

RuyDiaz said...

Just saw the news on Joplin... Jesus. At least 24 dead. All of the sudden, I don't want to play.

ironrailsironweights said...

I like the "1/2" that's part of the street address.

Peter

Freeman Hunt said...

They're saying that 75% of Joplin is gone.

Freeman Hunt said...

Okay, one woman is saying that.

RuyDiaz said...

Freeman;

It is hard to estimate destruction at this hour of the night, but it does seem pretty bad. Tornadoes are perverse wheather events--they develop so fast, even prudent people don't have time to hide.

Fred4Pres said...

Reminds me of this.

Fred4Pres said...

I hope Joplin is not that bad off.

Freeman Hunt said...
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Chip Ahoy said...

Farm toys are cool.

MamaM said...

Some doors are best left unopened.
I wouldn't walk in that one a dare, a bet or a quest for farm toys.

A. Shmendrik said...

A porn outlet for the rural sector.

Penny said...

So, party at 1512 and a half.

Or...um...at the OTHER half...which we will call 1512 and a half.

Is that you, Darryl?

Friggin' hayseed. Go to bed!

Don't Tread 2012 said...

@Freeman

Where I live, the worst we encounter is cold/heavy snows in the winter. Our area routinely gets the 'snowstorm capital' moniker in the media. Considering some of the awful flooding and tornadoes down in your neck of the woods, I will gladly live with the long winters and snow, any day.

Thoughts and prayers to all of you living through this spate of bad weather. Thank God for modern weather warning systems, though not 100% perfect, it saves lives.

edutcher said...

Hmmm..., farm toys behind closed doors.

Is there some play hay where Meadhouse can, you know...?

ironrailsironweights said...

I like the "1/2" that's part of the street address.

They could have used B, like Sherlock's home.

Freeman Hunt said...

89 people.

Freeman Hunt said...

In the area where I live, we never have flooding because the elevation is too high. We only had flooding this year because of a freakish amount of rain over one week. Some towns had 15 inches.

Pogo said...

How very sad for Joplin. North Minneapolis had its own smaller tornado, leaving one dead and 100 homes seriously damaged.

A liquor store got looted as a result, too.

rhhardin said...

The neighbor two houses down's power is out, his drop-line transformer fuse having succumbed to a thunderstorm power hit.

The disadvantage of him being without power is that he has a very loud bottom-of-the-line home depot generator.

No whisper-quiet models for him.

A jet engine is easily heard over the generator at 50 feet, but that's about it.

Phil 3:14 said...

Joplin's hospital, a regional medical center, was completely devastated.

Freeman Hunt said...

Husband just left for Joplin with a bunch of clothes, food, and some digging tools. Hope all goes well.

PatCA said...

Wow, Freeman. Those are awful pictures. I imagine people in the hospital died that day. Was there any warning?

Freeman Hunt said...

They had about 20 minutes warning.

Husband just got there. They said that if you can lift 150 pounds, they need you.

Freeman Hunt said...

I've gotten one text message since he arrived:

"No words"