Posts Tagged ‘Storm’

Hunkered Down

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

With the east coast recovering from the overnight devastation of Hurricane Sandy, I have much compassion for residents’ plight. Prior to moving to Houston in 1998, I seldom thought about hurricanes. Since then we’ve dealt with three massive storms. In June 2000, Tropical Storm Allison stalled and dumped 35 inches of rain – flooding downtown […]

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Burning Brightly

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

As I write this, the state of Texas is blazing. Sixty-four wildfires started in the past two days as lack of rain, strong winds and low humidity combine to create the perfect firestorm. The biggest conflagration is in central Texas – 500 homes destroyed and 30,000 acres burned in Bastrop. Less than 15 miles as […]

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