04-10-2009, 09:37 AM
we went to Tulsa Yesterday....I have a grandaughter that will be staying with me awhile...airports are a major pain in the (Jayne's lame attempt to bypass the Bad Word Filter).....on the way home we stop to feed the kids and the wind is just swirling and erie feeling....my cell phone rings its Becca Mom where are you? I tell her and she tells me just where the storms are...you should be right in front of it if you guys dont make a 100 bathroom stops....ok I order food ....4 kids are not eating KFC in my car.... while they are looking for seats in KFC and I am waiting on food the darn phone rings again Jayne its Mom(I know that geeeezzz) we are ok but we have been in a car wreak....WHATTTTTTTTTTTTTT...what happened(Daddy had gotten another speeding warning monday morning)....she laughs....they were behind a kid on the road just next to their house he didnt see them and backed up to let another car out(kid was being polite our roads are narrow in town) and didnt see their little car behind his big truck (with a hay hook)and the hay hook took out the car the hook was up but still demoloshed the little KIA......everyones ok but she needs to go to the Dr where an I?I am in Tulsa Mom are you hurt bad I can call someone to take you...no she wants to wait it aint that bad... Mom call your Dr make an appt for you and Dad with your Doc for tomorrow if it isnt bad......ok she hangs up Becca calls again ...you on the road yet? the storm is building and it is red(bad) no Becca the kids are eating and they are ok but your Grands have been in a wreak.WHATTTTTTTTTT is my granpa ok?yes and I explain it to her and my call waiting beeps it Catherine.... Jayne it is getting ready to storm here we are under a tornado watch what do I do?(catherine is new to Okla) nothing Catherine sit tight I will be home in 2 -3 hrs.....Becca said the storm is awhile off and a watch is just that a watch...unless its a warning just be ready and dont panic.....gather all my little kidos in the car and get moving.....My back is singing....(with all the stress and the weather it is as tight as a guitar string)we always get lost coming back from the airport(constant freaking construction) we are on the free way and Becca calls...where you at the storm is building I explain where we are and she tells me where the storm is and we are staying ahead just barely... we can see the clouds boiling behind us like some kind of cheap tornado show on TV...she tells us NO BATHROOM STOPS.......we are cruising down the road and yep... NANA I gotta go..we stop with a warning go in go pee and get right back out that storm is gonna be a bad one and we dont want to do it in the car.......Becca calls where are you I tell her and she yells its gonna catch you its building...I tell her I know I can see it and its awesome..(can you all hear the canned music going here)...In the car Bill is going above the speed limit we go over the ark river and the river has waves going agaisnt the current....lordy if the kids wernt in the car I would be having the time of my life.......Catherine calls Jayne where are you I explain we are in poteau and she says we have been upgraded to a tornado warning what does she do.....eat Dinner Catherine its still a 1/2 hour out......as we swing thru town they set the sirens off so we hurry we get home in the car I have a silly california born and breed child we explain tornado safety to her while I am giving everyone else their orders where to go what to do when we get to the driveways all goes like a charm....boiling clouds are awesome to watch and stand in....I am putting up chickens and feeding and closing the chicken pen doors and run in the house...I get the weather on the laptop and watch the TV on one channel Bill is in the bedroom with the police scanner and the TV on another channel and we watch as these storms have 5 and 6 rotations in them are coming stright for us.....Kids know the drill and are ready......and its over just that fast...we are safe but Mena Arkansas just 30 miles away is hit and bad...its early will update you all later when all the news comes in....we are safe.....we are home...Momma and Daddy are ok and my expensive rare chickens came in this morning and Bill has gone to get them at the post office...so how did you all spend your Day?