Why must this one bear a Biblical name?
I have known many big storms.
I have purposely placed myself in their paths for the stories that might follow. I have waded in wreckage of storms already passed.
But this one's personal.
Matthew, building to Category Four at this writing, apparently will be raking the eastern coast of Florida with a ferocity like few others. And instead of steering out to sea and riding that warm Gulf Stream north as eastern seaboard hurricanes often do, this one is projected to brush the northeastern Florida barrier island my family calls home.
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