Remembering storms whose names have spawned headlines and headaches, headstones and heartache, hardships and heroism. And wondering, why do we have to name storms after people? Why not use diseases or the periodic table? Or colors?
Tag: Hurricane Harvey
The story this picture tells is the relentless march of “progress” and how we continue to eradicate nature in favor of more and more and more and MORE cement and “convenience”.
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.
While her TV station flooded, a reporter stayed on air — and helped deputies rescue a driver – The Washington Post
Washington Post: As water poured into KHOU offices, reporter Brandi Smith and photographer Mario Sandoval stayed in the field despite the risks.
While Waiting for Hurricane Harvey, Here’s a Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom
A remembrance from Hurricane Rita and how it became an adventure for two moms and three small boys, shared while Southeast TX awaits Hurricane Harvey.