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Re: Rita update


Well what a disappointment. We didn't get much rain at all and the bulk of
it was horizontal which I'm sure didn't make it into the rain guage. All
this nuisance for nothing! I'm sure I'll be picking up all the fallen stuff
tomorrow and watering once again.
They say Tyler got 12", bet we didn't get 1" all told. Frustration abounds.

 On 9/24/05, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center <
4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
>
> Part of the package, Pam.
> (say that 3 times fast while you twirl in the wind)
> ;+)
> Kitty
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, September 24, 2005 1:27 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Rita update
>
>
> > They (WFAA-Dallas) had people broadcasting from Beaumont this morning
> via
> > cell phone - couldn't get a video signal through. Amazing. Rita's here
> now,
> > high winds and horizontal rain. I had to lock the front door to keep the
> > wind from blowing it open. We needed rain, but I ask you, is this
> necessary?
> >
> >
> > On 9/24/05, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center <
> > 4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > I know reporters need to be close to the action, but geez - the guy
> was
> > > practically in the eye of the storm. Does the company buy them extra
> > > insurance so when they die their families will have something to live
> on??
> > >
> > > Something I've noticed in recent years is that people never, in any
> > > situation, think that the rules apply to them. I don't mean that we
> should
> > > go back to the 50s and just do what we're told no matter what. But, as
> in
> > > this case, they don't understand or simply don't care about anyone but
> > > themselves and don't think things through. Told to evacuate, they sit
> > > tight. Told not to come back yet, they do. Noreen, I understand why
> you
> > > ended up staying, but I wonder about your husband's company putting
> him
> at
> > > risk by making him stay so late that he had no other choice. Should he
> > > have
> > > chosen to get out and risk not having a job to come back to?
> > >
> > > Kitty
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Sent: Saturday, September 24, 2005 11:39 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Rita update
> > >
> > >
> > > > Are you kidding?? They ALL send correspondents down to storm areas.
> > > Weather
> > > > channel had one in every town and city around here, every station
> had
> > > > someone down in Galveston at the San Luis hotel....only supposedly
> safe
> > > place on
> > > > the island. The local reporter was standing on the Strand and said
> the
> > > power
> > > > was out although you can't really tell right now, area was all lit
> up,
> > > the
> > > > camera man panned down the road and you could see tons of reporters
> > > broadcasting
> > > > with bright lights shining on them.....LOL was like daylight.
> Weather
> > > > channel is famous for having their guys out in the actual hurricane
> as
> > > it
> > > is
> > > > coming ashore, they can barely stand up, nor speak....but they are
> > > broadcasting.
> > > > Really nutty......but anything for ratings, I suppose.
> > > >
> > > > Still VERY windy here. We still have a shelter in place set up since
> it
> > > is
> > > > too dangerous to go out. Yes, Dh is fine....just proved why they say
> > > stay
> > > > inside. People are starting to drive back on the freeways from
> Dallas
> > > and
> > > > points west....despite being told to stay away. FEMA and National
> Guard
> > > convoys
> > > > are trying to get through and are getting stuck in traffic. The
> evacuees
> > > > don't realize that once they get here, many towns and streets into
> areas
> > > are
> > > > closed, not letting people back until it is safe. Power lines down,
> > > water
> > > > contaminated, roads blocked by trees, etc. Most gas stations are
> closed,
> > > stores
> > > > closed, etc. Seems as if the logistics is more of a nightmare than
> the
> > > storm
> > > > itself was.
> > > >
> > > > Have lots of friends that live in Beaumont, Port Charles areas,
> haven't
> > > > heard from them yet.
> > > > Noreen
> > > > zone 9
> > > > Texas Gulf Coast
> > > >
> > > > In a message dated 9/24/2005 11:02:38 AM Central Standard Time,
> > > > gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> > > >
> > > > What really threw me was an nbc correspondent live from Galveston
> last
> > > > night. I wondered if he had volunteered for the assignment or if
> he'd
> > > been
> > > > sent there. (did it matter that he was black?) What non-emergency,
> > > > non-governmental type company sends someone into that?
> > > >
> > > >
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> >
> > --
> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
> >
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Kemp TX
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  • References:
    • Re: Rita update
      • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
    • Re: Rita update
      • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>

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