Tag: Hurricane Harvey

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.

While her TV station flooded, a reporter stayed on air — and helped deputies rescue a driver – The Washington Post

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.

“Frank-biscus” Blooms! Just in Time for Harvey

“Frank-biscus” Blooms! Just in Time for Harvey

A hibiscus blooms as Hurricane Harvey looms, a reminder of nature’s beauty.

While Waiting for Hurricane Harvey, Here’s a Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

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.


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