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What to do when the trees fall

Hurricane Matthew visited South Carolina and roared its way through Hannah earlier this month. I had hoped it would miss us. It devastated islands and then skipped along the eastern coastline, marking all of us from Florida to North Carolina and beyond. Many of us are still marked and coping. I knew if the hurricane packed as powerful a punch as Hugo in 1989 we'd lose trees. I had never seen such destruction up close and personal until then. I also knew if it brought rains, as Hurricane Joaquin had in October 2015, we could see flooding. And until then, I had not seen the damage a little water can do, much less a lot of water. So, I knew what Matthew was capable of. In that regard, he did no

 
 

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