Baymule’s Farm

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Power is still out. Trees down everywhere, blocking roads and taking down power lines. A group of neighbors went out with their chainsaws to clear what they could. All over East Texas, people are doing the same thing. County workers can’t get it done fast enough. The electric company and county precinct workers would not go out until the wind died down. Rednecks just go out in wind and rain. Heck, I did.

Winds blew out a section of the storage sheds. The back of the shed serves as a wall for the horse pen. I put her in the round pen. HUGE nails sticking up.

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I put the mule and tractor in the shed. Oh well.

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The cow panel hoop shelter I built in the front field had lift off! It flew across the driveway, impaled itself on a T-post and was flapping around. I went out in the wind and rain to cut the tarps off so it wouldn’t fly out on the field.

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The back blew off this hoop shelter.

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The only tree that gave shade on one of the pens snapped off. American persimmon, the sheep loved its fruit in the fall. I’m sad.

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Quonset hut flipped over. Ewe lambs were inside it, huddled up.

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Blew loose underskirting, I already snapped it ack in.

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I’ve been a wet bedraggled mess all afternoon dealing with destruction. I’ve got a lot of clean up to do. It’s almost 7 PM, just got a shower, done for today.
Horse, sheep and dogs are all ok.

I think I’ll get a flashlight and read a book.

@AMKuska your comment posted at 3:46 PM. That’s not late! LOL
 

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Power is still out. Trees down everywhere, blocking roads and taking down power lines. A group of neighbors went out with their chainsaws to clear what they could. All over East Texas, people are doing the same thing. County workers can’t get it done fast enough. The electric company and county precinct workers would not go out until the wind died down. Rednecks just go out in wind and rain. Heck, I did.

Winds blew out a section of the storage sheds. The back of the shed serves as a wall for the horse pen. I put her in the round pen. HUGE nails sticking up.

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I put the mule and tractor in the shed. Oh well.

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The cow panel hoop shelter I built in the front field had lift off! It flew across the driveway, impaled itself on a T-post and was flapping around. I went out in the wind and rain to cut the tarps off so it wouldn’t fly out on the field.

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The back blew off this hoop shelter.

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The only tree that gave shade on one of the pens snapped off. American persimmon, the sheep loved its fruit in the fall. I’m sad.

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Quonset hut flipped over. Ewe lambs were inside it, huddled up.

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Blew loose underskirting, I already snapped it ack in.

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I’ve been a wet bedraggled mess all afternoon dealing with destruction. I’ve got a lot of clean up to do. It’s almost 7 PM, just got a shower, done for today.
Horse, sheep and dogs are all ok.

I think I’ll get a flashlight and read a book.

@AMKuska your comment posted at 3:46 PM. That’s not late! LOL
I'm so sorry to hear of, and see pictures, of this horrible destruction. That's just awful.
 

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perhaps things to ponder would be how to build shelters that can still provide shade but will allow the wind to go through without being an obstacle that gets removed. like a tunnel with perhaps a small offset to one side for shelter but not enough that it captures much wind. just thoughts... :)
 

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Power came back on a little while ago. AC is humming! Tomorrow-clean out refrigerator!
That job is a real pain. Can anything be saved? Probably not. I just moved things from old side-by-side Freezer/refrigerator to one we bought yesterday. Some spoiled stuff and some old unknown freezer burned blobs. Lots tossed. I hate waste. But it would not all fit in the newer slightly smaller one. I have been thinking about you. Hugs.
 

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