We sat through Hurricane Charlie. That was really, really scary. We were thankful that it didn't came directly where we live. I swear I could feel the walls of the house moving in and out. (Almost like it was breathing.)
It did hit the town where I work which is about 25 miles from my house. It was very difficult, emotionally, to drive on a daily basis past people homes (or what was left of them) and see their belongings-life- on the curb as trash. It makes a person feel so helpless seeing scenes like that.
I don't ever want to go through anything like that again and I wasn't