October prompt: The Storm

Stormy Weather

What will be, will be

Photo by Michael Olsen on Unsplash

I was jolted awake by the civil defense sirens blaring. Hurricane Iniki (a Category 4 storm) was headed for Oahu. I called a friend who was living in a low-lying area, and suggested that she gather her important documents and photos, and bring her three young children to ride out the storm with me. I lived on a hill, where I hoped we…



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Aunty Jean

Aunty Jean


Constantly curious, dog-loving, anti-racism, politically progressive, book-loving, vegan lady. I want to keep learning every day, exploring other points of view