Category: Hurricanes

Help Is Here

Help Is Here

I’ve been posting about Hurricane Harvey from my vantage point north of Houston, and I found this post so profound and moving.

Washington Post: “Texans’ do-it-ourselves rescue effort defines Hurricane Harvey”

Washington Post: “Texans’ do-it-ourselves rescue effort defines Hurricane Harvey”

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

Cooking Up a Storm After Harvey

Cooking Up a Storm After Harvey

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 […]

On August 29

On August 29

As Harvey now threatens Louisiana, The Storyteller has posted a very powerful reminder of Katrina’s force and the experience folks in New Orleans will never forget.

This Hero Dog Just Became the Symbol of Texas Strength in the Face of the Hurricane — Here’s Why

This Hero Dog Just Became the Symbol of Texas Strength in the Face of the Hurricane — Here’s Why

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

Coldplay: “Houston, you got to keep on keepin’ on”

Coldplay: “Houston, you got to keep on keepin’ on”

Coldplay wrote a tune and gave Houston a rallying cry: “You’ve got to keep on keeping’ on”.

How You Can Help Texas Right Now

How You Can Help Texas Right Now

Caring and concerned people have asked how to help Houston & Texas. This means the world to us. Here’s a short list.

Houston is Paralyzed by Flooding

Houston is Paralyzed by Flooding

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.

A Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

A Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

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 […]

If a Tree Falls on the House, Does Anyone Hear It?

If a Tree Falls on the House, Does Anyone Hear It?

Glover Gardens had a rainy day Monday, complete with falling trees. No worries, we will rise again.

A Hurricane Rita Story:  No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

A Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

Ten years since the mass evacuation from Hurricane Rita – the memories remain.


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