“Stepping into a tornado screams…..This is the dumbest thing you will ever do.” – Shannon Messenger, Let the Sky Fall
So I was minding my own business.
Just doing my job.
Driving a patient to her appointment.
Rain so hard and dense the truck in front of me disappeared. Wind so strong the van was pushed to weird angles.
What the hell is going on?
Gripped the wheel and slowed to 5 mph. Prayed no one would plow into us.
About 5 minutes later visibility improved and we breathed a sigh of relief. Continued on to the destination.
Arrived. The patient opens the door to the sound of a siren in the distance. A tornado warning, I wonder. Surely not.
Surely yes, as it turned out.
Learned later that at that time and place a tornado had formed and moved away from us to the East.
A day in the life of………….
“Sometimes, doing the right thing at the wrong time can be as bad as straight up doing the wrong thing.”