A heron stopped by Gumbo Cove while I was there doing more cleanup from Hurricane Zeta.
When a hurricane storm surge happens at Gumbo Cove, the water roars in from the Gulf and goes back out eventually, but leaves behind an unwelcome calling card: canal mud.
Trucks, big, strong, sturdy, beautiful trucks, barrelling down the highway in a convoy, filled with workers loaded for bear and ready to slay the dragons of downed power lines to bring the lights back on for the people.
People from the Lone Star State have an almost genetic disinclination to rely on the government for anything. So during Hurricane Harvey, the people saved each other. Source: Texans’ do-it-ourselves rescue effort defines Hurricane Harvey – The Washington Post
There have been lots of news stories about people pitching in and pulling together to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. One of my colleagues with a flat-bottomed boat rescued more than 50 people and 13 dogs in Northwest Houston. Volunteers have poured into […]
Well done Texas, well done. Source: This Hero Dog Just Became the Symbol of Texas Strength in the Face of the Hurricane — Here’s Why
Living near the Texas coast, I’ve seen my share of dark and stormy nights, floods and disasters. But I’ve never seen anything like what’s going on in Houston right now after Hurricane Harvey. The eyes of the world are upon us, and still the rain comes.
In honor of Mother’s Day, I’m reposting this little story about my adventures with another mom during a time of uncertainty. Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there, and if you have small children, my wish for you is that you have […]