Monday, February 17, 2014
SO SAD AND ON PRESIDENTS' DAY NO LESS!
Magnolia Lane at Augusta National after ice storm:
The Eisenhower's at Mamie's Cabin at Augusta National:
The Master's landmark, the Eisenhower Pine Tree was damaged beyond saving during Augusta's iceageddon this past Wednesday and Thursday. Those of you who keep up with the Masters will feel this loss on Presidents' Day. Read the Augusta Chronicle story here.
But perhaps Saint Ike of the Augusta National may have interceded to have his way with this tree that he wanted chopped down anyway. Read the story here.
But of course Augusta experienced a 4.2 magnitude earthquake Friday night felt and heard by many even in Macon, two hours away. An aftershock yesterday of 3.2 was felt at 3:20 PM yesterday. Iceageddon and earthageddon; what else will happen?! Maybe the tree fell from the earthquake?
President Eisenhower with my former parishioner in Augusta and now deceased Eileen Stulb a great women golfer in her day, taken at the Augusta National:
And this is the scene today all over Augusta, tree branches and trees all over the place ripe for removal!
Most of Augusta without electricity for about three days because of this kind of scene: