It sounds as if you do the best you can, though. That’s all any of us can do.
Yes, it was Claudette. My rental car survived, as did most of my friend Genevieve’s property, but the power naturally went out. It wasn’t too bad as long as it was overcast, but once the sun peeped out, it was pretty uncomfortable.
I lived in Texas for awhile at the beginning of my career (that I dumped for water heaters;)), and I haven’t forgotten the climate.
I still have fond memories — but not of the climate….