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IT'S ONLY A TREE ~ Personal Journal Entry

  June 23, 2022 I had been asleep for a short while when a text alert on Mike’s phone awakened me.   My heart lurched.   Danged anxiety can be set off by the smallest of things.   I thought about getting up, but the curtain was pulled back from the window so that the night air could blow through the room, and the sound of the creek was so pleasant that I didn’t want to move.   Instead, I lay and watched lightning bugs as well as actual lightning as it flashed over the tree tops above the nearest ridge. The bugs and nature’s electricity flashed and glowed simultaneously in what seemed like my own personal display set against the darkness of the night.     I made a mental note that someone in Floyd County was most likely getting rain, and I wondered if it would reach us as well.   Mike eventually came to the bedroom and a few minutes later, without warning, a rushing sound filled our ears.   I thought it was rain and I jumped from the bed to shut all the windows. Mike helped me by clos

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