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Why Hurricanes Suck- Part II: The Storm

"Winners never quit and quitters never win." - Vince Lombardi "You win some, you lose some, it's all the same to me." - Lemmy Kilmister It is said that moments of great stress bring moments of great clarity.  Well, staring down the barrel of a Category 5 hurricane is one of those moments of great stress.  As I encountered my first hurricane, and throughout the storm, I came to the first moment of self-realization I've had since I came to this island: When push comes to shove, I'm more Lemmy than Vince.  I will prepare as well as I can; but at some point, life is just a roll of the dice.  I, therefore, took on the storm with, shall we say, a little more que sera sera , than my wife. The second realization I had during the storm was: MY WIFE IS VINCE LOMBARDI .  Now I knew this before, but I have never seen it on such raw display as during the storm.  You see, when something stands in the way of Amy in life, and she decides that she is going that way