I have come to HR Florida despite some trepidation about coming to Florida. Why? Well in case you had not heard there has been a tropical storm Issac, bouncing around in the Caribbean and then turning into the Gulf of Mexico. Fortunately the storm has not moved in the direction of the west coast of Florida. Before heading out I contacted some of friends here in Florida, and they were pretty much unconcerned about the hurricane.
So here is what I have learned about living in Florida and hurricanes. I liken it to being around someone with a gun. That is something to be concerned about. You watch them see what signals they are sending out and so on. Now when the armed person points the gun at you, you get distressed. That would be the equivalent of the hurricane warning. You are paying attention and should be ready to take action. Lastly the armed person pulls the hammer back on the pistol with it still pointed at you. This would be the hurricane hitting land where you live – and you can still get out of the situation at this point. You should have made some plans for the event.
Here is my point, you can’t stop your life because something bad might happen (although it probably miss you where ever you are). You can not put your life on hold because of a hurricane.
I am glad that I decided to go ahead and come to HR Florida and didn’t wimp out based on the unlikely event that Issac was going to hit the area. Life goes on – man up and deal with, the Floridians deal with this for about half of the year.
More from HR Florida later….