My sister, Christine's sister, and my parents were out of power with the storm but we merely had blinks on and off as Matthew came through. The night of Matthew i watched what i assume will be my last firefly. Friday morning i stepped outside into crisp fall air, finally! We had 2.29 inches of rain and puddles were still standing in some of the low areas in the orchard. Today is sunny with low humidity, so i hope for enough drying to keep all young plants from drowning, but not so much that i return from my Sunday to Sunday travels to find i should have left things arranged for Christine to water.
It seems that the row covers may arrive today, so that's encouraging.
In the evening a goose called out as it flew into the sunset, a lone goose looking for friends to travel south.