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Here It Comes!

The weatherman warned you that it is coming….

You look at the horizon filled with rolling, angry, darkening clouds. You see the flash of lightning in the distance. You know that the fireworks are on their way. As the storm moves overhead, the booming of the thunder grows, and the lightning becomes more exciting.

You watch the storm from the safety of your home.

And then--the big one hits.

With the flash of ghostly light and the deafening explosion of the thunder immediately overhead, your heart skips a beat. At the same moment, the lights in your home and neighborhood flicker once, twice, and then suddenly you are in the dark. Awe! This is what you have been waiting for.

Admit it. It is a thrill, an adventure!

 

 

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Updated October 24, 2008 by: Glen Westbroek

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