The forecasts were for winds up to 70 mph and 3 to 6 inches of rain with concerns about mudslides in the mountains.
Rhapsody and Melody in their temporary home, safe from Don.
Every boat is strapped down to these large concrete blocks. Two hundred boats, each one with at least 4 blocks and straps.
We took a trip in to town and the stores and restaurants all had signs up telling people that they would be closing early today because of Don. The grocery store was full, people buying up food and supplies. The government announced that everyone should go home and prepare.
Back at the boatyard it was quiet. All the boats were in and strapped down, and the workers had gone home. A few boat owners were still at their boats stowing any loose items and tying down what they could.
We headed to the apartment we have rented for the week. Passing by both big houses and tiny shacks.
The rains and the winds were due in the wee hours of the morning and so we waited.
Listening to the frogs and the lack of wind and rain.
And then there was nothing.
Even the remnants of Don missed us.
The idea of going to Grenada for the hurricane season was because Grenada is supposed to be out of the line of fire for the storms. First Bret, now Don ( sort of ). I think that is enough. The rest of the summer storms can all aim somewhere else, please.