Joe Stains

This is the blog of an angry old boston terrier. (and his little brother Tanner who gets to post every Tuesday)

Friday, January 22, 2010

ONE MORE POST and I almost went to OZ last night!!

GUYS the next post will be my 1000th post and I almost didn't make it!! Last night in Phoenix we had a TORNADO. Actually 2 of them touched down if you believe the news. Mom has been here for 13 years and there have NEVER been tornadoes. It was windy and scary and raining like crazy and I was so not impressed! I thought we might need a boat to ever get out of our house. Mom made these videos of how scary and wet it was. The street by our house was like a river!! Sorry the videos are dark but, it was night time!!

This first one has not much excitement in the beginning but then you see a van driving through the river, it was crazy!





I told Mom to crack this open...

Squall IPA

And share some with me!!! We were definitely in a squall!! Luckily we are ok and our house didn't float away. I would have been super bummed if I missed making my 1000th post!!!

33 Stains:

Blogger Dewey Dewster said...

Cripes Joey.....1000 posts......now that's an accomplishment that we will never achieve....not until we get Gram drugged up and make 'er help us post more.....oh...ta have opposin' thumbs....do ya think someone coulda managed that ????

we hope yer weather has improved....it has been one strange winter fer everyone....we're just glad that we were far away from Haiti and that earthquake....how sad fer all those poor people....maybe all yer rain came from the tears everyone is sheddin' over that tragedy....

Dewey Dewster here....

9:25 PM  
Blogger Sophie Brador said...

Oh man Joey, I was so worried about you. I'm very relieved to hear you are okay. Were your grams and gramps okay too?

I also knew you would be so super brave and help your mom get through it. Hope you two didn't get too drunk.

xo
SB

10:04 PM  
Blogger doyle and mollie said...

so pleased you battened down the hatches with a bit of plonk to save you from the 'squal'ly weather we are bit bogged down here actually, trying to decide your best post - impossible - they are all so masterful!!!

10:16 PM  
Blogger Holly and Khady said...

Welcome to our life, every spring and summer. Sucks doesn't it!!! Now you know why my human woman is terrified of storms. I have no idea why she continues to live in Nebraska! HELLO!!! Tornado Alley!!!

Glad you are all ok and didn't float away!!

Holly and Khady

11:08 PM  
Blogger Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

I know Auntie Di was worried about woo!

She khalled Mom so she khould HEAR how horrible it was -

After Auntie Di got to work on Friday, she had two downpours...

I hope woo were brave! I know SB will be sooooo proud of woo!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra & Khousin Merdie

11:47 PM  
Blogger Ike said...

OMD! I'm so glad you're ok!
Ike

12:21 AM  
Blogger Martha and Bailey said...

We are glad to know that you are safe and well.
We think the weather has just gone mad this winter!
Stay safe
love
Martha & Bailey xxx

4:33 AM  
Blogger Mango said...

Joey! That is the scariest ever. I bet you don't have a bomb shelter or anything. Glad you were OK.

Sorry about stupid PeeWee taking over the blog. He is certainly full of himself out of control.

Slobbers,
Mango

4:56 AM  
Blogger BRUTUS said...

Crazy weather! Guess your storm sewers aren't buildt for that kind of water! I know how you feel though, we get crazy stuff here all the time - we just expect it! Doesn't make it any less scary, mom HATES when they put up tornado warnings!! Hope that storm has blown itself out by now :)

Snorts-
Brutus the Frenchie

6:38 AM  
Blogger Gus said...

Dear Joe and Tanner

We have been watching the weather in Azrizona, because we still have friends and family there. I have been thinking about how scared you must have been! Muzzer talked to us last night on the phone and said that this was a real a nomma lee, that she didn't remember anything like it for thirty years when she was there. She sadi to tell you not to worry...it will be a while before it happens again.

Oh, and at least the bridge across the Salt River is still holding

kisses
Teka Toy

7:12 AM  
Blogger Ozzie and Rocky said...

Oh my Joe! We are so glad you didn't have to "follow the yellow brick road"! We bet you were huddled up next to the toilet in your Thundershirt though because I know I would have been!!!
Be safe Joe!

7:17 AM  
Blogger The OP Pack said...

Crazy and insane, Joey. We heard that there were tornadoes in AZ AND three foot snowfalls how weird is that! And here we are sitting in the center of the Midwest with no snow at all!!! We are glad you are safe but we know it must have been so hard for you. Can't wait for #1000. Stay safe.

Woos, Phantom and Thunder

8:08 AM  
Blogger Winnie and Lilly said...

So glad to hear that you guys survived the storms and tornado. We get those kind of storms every spring and summer, but its still very scary.
Peace out,
Winnie

8:27 AM  
OpenID iheartsnark said...

Wow Joe...that was a close call!

We live near a nuclear plant, and our great aunt always said that if the "big one" came, she was going to sit on her front porch, naked, and drink herself into oblivion.

The Squall IPA is a good start on oblivion!!

8:30 AM  
Blogger Bobby said...

THAT WOULD BE SCARY, WE ARE PLEASED YOU DID NOT FLOAT AWAY. YOU MUST BE PLEASED IT HAS STOPPED. HOPE YOUR 1000 POST IS COMING ALONG OKAY

10:12 AM  
Blogger Lorenza said...

Hi, Joey!
That happens here when it rains a lot!
We are not prepared for that!
Thankfully you all are ok!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

10:18 AM  
Blogger Lorenza said...

Joey!
This is one of my favorites!
http://joestains.blogspot.com/2007/11/get-that-camera-out-of-my-face.html
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

11:15 AM  
Blogger Morgan in Pittsburgh said...

we were worried about you. Glad you came out of it OK!
We had one of those tornados once. Mom made us all go to the basement and stand in the stairwell. The cats didn't want to do it cause I was barking.
your pal, Morgan

11:25 AM  
Blogger Beckett said...

omdog Joey, it's like you were in Babablama!

My favorite post of yours is that one where you and me and Sophie go to Vegas to celebrate your 1000th post - even though Tanner did have that unfortunate incident with the roulette wheel...

Beckett

12:11 PM  
Blogger Noah the Airedale said...

Cirkey that is a lot of water. Tornadoes are very scary. We hope you guys are ok.

Noah Willow Tess Lucy

2:31 PM  
Blogger The Army of Four said...

We're sure glad you're OK! If you DO get any more tornadoes, and end up in Oz, please look for us! Our door is always open to you. Well, actually it's always SHUT so noSibe runs off... but I think you know what I mean.
Love,
Ammy

2:37 PM  
Blogger Benny and Lily said...

Thank goodness you didn't wind up like Dorothy screaming for Auntie Em. We had one of those things the other day too.Scary stuff. We are ready for the 1000th
Benny & Lily

3:00 PM  
Blogger Benny and Lily said...

Thank goodness you didn't wind up like Dorothy screaming for Auntie Em. We had one of those things the other day too.Scary stuff. We are ready for the 1000th
Benny & Lily

3:00 PM  
Blogger Eric said...

Yikses. That's scary pals. Stay safe and warm inside. And maybe an itsy bit tipsy.

Wiry loves Eric xxxxx

4:20 PM  
Blogger Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello joey its dennis the vizsla dog hay wow it wuz crazyness all rite!!! wun nite on the way home frum wurk dada aksidently drove into a flash flud wot wuz so deep it almost stalld his car!!! fortchoonatly he wuz abel to mayk it thru but sum peepul ended up stranded their!!! ok bye

4:42 PM  
Blogger Maggie and Mitch said...

Wow! That is some serious flooding! We're glad you're safe, Joey!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

4:43 PM  
Blogger Teddy said...

Joey, I hope the sun comes out for your 1000th post. It's just not right to have all that rain where you are, and especially tornados. Those are scary. I'm glad you're OK.

9:32 PM  
Anonymous Marvin said...

oh my, those vids are scary!

Keep safe Joe, keep safe!

When we had the big freeze a few weeks back, someone drove a 4 x 4 up the frozen river!

That is such a lot of water you guys are getting, hope your Dad has plenty of Scotch to keep him warm.

I checked out the cupboard here, my Dad has some Japanese whisky too!

One of my human bruvs gave it to him for Christmas.

I am so glad you are still here and going to make your 1000th post!

Phew..........

4:42 AM  
Blogger Agatha and Archie said...

Well Archie fainted when he heard there was a tornado at your house..First he thought you were just talking about Joey but when he realized it was really a tornedo he fainted.. But before he fainted he said he would vote for any picture with Tan Torkelson chewing his corn..I would vote for any picture showing Joey in his motorcylce jacket,,blush blush love Aggie and Arch

8:48 AM  
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10:16 AM  
Blogger Aniemother said...

Yikes! That's some serious weather! We hope you still haven't floated away.

B

10:25 AM  
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1:19 PM  
Blogger The Airechicks said...

Hey Joe:

Good thing you guys aren't in Kansas...Too bad you don't have a boat.....

What's up with that Anonymous? Who's he thinks listening to his craziness???

XXoooXoooXXoo

6:25 PM  

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