Sudden turn
Sunday January 01st 2023, 10:59 pm
Filed under: Life

Anne was right, of course: it was the section of 101 that goes around the airport and just north of it that flooded, the stretch where it offers a beautiful view across the Bay, where you can see the ships lined up for the Port of Oakland–and where, two weeks ago, I was thinking as we drove that stretch that it would be the first thing to go when the waters rise in the coming years.

Meantime, I did some serious progress on the stalled afghan, and being that close to done makes me want to finish it. It feels good to have that motivation back.

Richard was out taking a walk while I was typing that and came in saying there was a massive smell of gas in the next block, he’d put in a call to the city’s utilities department, and the fire truck had arrived before he even made it up the block.

Okay, the night just got a little more exciting. (The blog timestamp’s off, it’s 10pm.) Well, huh. We’ve got a reverse-911 system here if they decide they want us all out of here, but I’m not expecting it.

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Yikes! Hope the city was able to repair the gas leak without evacuating anyone. And congratulations on the afghan progress. Sometimes the finish takes longer as I start planning and considering the next project.

Comment by DebbieR 01.02.23 @ 11:11 am

Goodness, a gas leak on top of the flooding worries! I hope they straightened things out.

Comment by ccr in MA 01.02.23 @ 11:34 am

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