Jim Johnston Quotes


6 Jim Johnston quotes:



"[Without electricity, there was no air conditioning. Johnston withstood hot, sticky days, with temperatures rising into the 90s.] The heat index made it above 100 degrees. Boredom is the killer here, ... By 11 a.m. every day, it's too hot, and by 8 p.m., you have to go to sleep because, without electricity, it's dark and there's nothing to do. I tossed and turned until I fell asleep around 3 a.m., when it finally cooled down to a humid 75 degrees. Then I was up at 6 a.m. again."
"He's blossomed into a great athlete in the last couple of years. He's one of the top jumpers in the state."
Author: Johnston Quotes Category: Athletics Quotes
"She needs furniture, clothing, everything, and it's just not available down there. St. Vincent de Paul is helping with clothes, but she needs everything. She's been staying in her car."
Author: Johnston Quotes Category: Clothes Quotes
"It's a negotiating tactic to get what they really want -- representing reality TV writers. The FCC threat seems to have little if anything to do with their real goals and seems to be a repositioning in order to get some traction on an issue they haven't made any significant headway with so far."
Author: Johnston Quotes Category: Reality Quotes
"[Johnston's neighbors decided to weather the storm because they believed it would be similar to what they'd experienced in 1969 with Hurricane Camille.] Camille had strong winds of 200 mph, but it was much smaller, ... People who lived through both told me this one was much worse. This hurricane moved slow and devastated everything."
Author: Johnston Quotes Category: Neighbors Quotes
"[And if seeing the devastation wasn't bad enough, Johnston continued to worry about a friend whom he couldn't reach.] My friend lived closer to the water. Last I heard from him, he said he'd made a mistake staying; the water was rising and it was too late to leave, ... A woman I know went down to see the area, and it's devastated. I haven't heard from Dave since."
Author: Johnston Quotes Category: Worry Quotes



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