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One Thing I Don't Like About Where I Live

The wind. We have been under wind advisories for the last few days and I really don't like the wind. It hurts my plants, my windows rattle, it sounds like the roof is going to blow off of school. I really don't like wind. But it always blows here. There is nothing to stop it. Nothing to block it.

I think this stems from the fact that I have contacts, so when dust (or a leaf, small pebble, garbage bag.etc) blows in my eyes, it causes some major problems. I have also seen the destruction wind can do to stuff after some major storms growing up. My husband can't really understand this fear that I have, but I really don't feel safe when the winds blows forty miles per hour.

But, my wonderful husband did do one thing to help my fear be alleviated a bit. It is a little project I have wanted him to do since we moved, and he did it yesterday! We have a really nice porch swing on our front porch, but whenever the hurricane force winds blows through our neighborhood, it would bang against the side of our house making a sound like the house was being ripped apart. Not to mention it would mess up the nice paint job that I did last summer. Now the swing is anchored so we can still use it when we want to, but when the floodgates of wind open, it no longer has the freedom to tear our house to shreds. Hurray!

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