At last, after 3 days without phone or internet service, I'm finally back online. It seems that the 10+ inches of rain we had here on Tuesday took its toll on Verizon's cables. I get most of my news online, so I was surprised to see today's newspaper and learn of all the terrible flooding in this area.
Tuesday was also the 83rd anniversary of the tornado that destroyed about 40% of Murphysboro in 1925. I walked to the library today, where some photos of the tornado's aftermath were on display, and was startled to find a photo of my house, without a roof, without all the east-facing walls, and without any exterior walls on the upstairs corner room I currently use as an office, sewing room, and craft room.
It's amazing how much you can get done when you're not on the internet! Here's what I've been making for the past 3 days, when I haven't been working on web pages and logos: