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OT: This is Why People Should Evacuate

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

From Two Weeks After Ike, More Than 400 Are Still Missing, in today’s Houston Chronicle: Gail Ettenger made her last phone call at 10:10 p.m. She was trapped in her Bolivar Peninsula bungalow with her Great Dane, Reba. A drowning cat cried outside. Her Jeep bobbed in the seawater surging around her home. Ettenger, 58, […]

Should People Be Reimbursed for the Cost of Evacuating?

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

I was watching the news after the evacuation for Gustav. They did a story on the evacuation and how hard it was on people. They took a news crew out to interview various people and they asked them if they thought the government should reimburse people for the cost of evacuating. Astoundingly, most people said […]

Discover Card’s Idea of “Hurricane Relief”

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

I just received this email from Discover Card: Subject: Hurricane Relief Information I’m very sorry to hear about the recent disaster that affected your community. Please know that Discover Card is here to help you through this difficult time. We can assist you with locating ATMs, issue emergency PINs to access cash, and provide additional/replacement […]

I’m a Wandering Evacuee

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

My evacuation route reminds me of The Family Circus cartoons of Jeffy running all over the place when his mom sends him on an errand. The kids and I decided to take a trip up to Kansas to visit family. We were originally going to go to Kansas this weekend anyway for my 20-year high […]

It’s Hard to Blog With Ike in the Gulf

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

So far we’re not planning to evacuate. Why? Because it would be horrible to try to evacuate with the Houston area evacuating too. That’s what happened with Rita.

This Is My LEAST Favorite Time of Year!

Friday, August 29th, 2008

Here’s why: That’s the projected path of Gustav. You can click here to see an updated graphic. FYI – I realize I’m not the only one impacted by hurricanes. I inserted the red dot with the word “Me” next to it in order to give you a frame of reference as to how close my […]

I Might Be Bloggin’ In The Rain Tomorrow!

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Fun, fun, fun. I also found out that my daughter’s daycare will be closed tomorrow. Maybe I’ll let her do a guest post. Source: National Hurricane Center (a daily visit for me during the summer months!)

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