Monday, August 10, 2020

I slept 7.58 hours, checked in to 3 places, took 11 photos, wrote 3 microblogs, walked 5.53 miles, and weighed 178.5 pounds. I was in Des Moines.

7:02 am

Woke up after sleeping 7.58 hours

11:31 am

Guess it got pretty windy

12:20 pm

Let's go look at look storm damage

12:36 pm

Wow, sure didn’t take long to start hearing the chainsaws rolling after that gnarly storm.

1:48 pm

Power line down

3:03 pm

Tree down in the hood

4:20 pm

Grandma bought me this big ol dooms day solar panel and battery. Finally trying it out...

5:42 pm

Look at this whole ass tree. Just laying in this parking lot.

6:22 pm

Checked in at QuikTrip, Des Moines, Iowa

6:47 pm

Tree down

6:49 pm

Piles of trees along Ingersoll

6:51 pm

Oof.

6:52 pm

Piles of trees along Ingersoll

7:01 pm

I’ve never seen trees just snapped in half like they are around Des Moines right now... we’re now 8 hours without power, internet or cell service. What a crazy storm that was.
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7:06 pm

Checked in at Centro, Des Moines, Iowa

7:26 pm

Checked in at Brooks' Dead End Ranch, Des Moines, Iowa

8:35 pm

The last time I derecho’d was 2014. Delayed flight from Chicago to Vegas to see my mom get married by Elvis... It was much cooler than this 2020, racist, covid, pandemic, trump, no power, depression, derecho.

9:45 pm

Havin a fire with all my friends

10:14 pm

Fell asleep