Re: Happy Birthday Noreen
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- Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 11:06:12 -0500
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OH MY ...that doesn't sound good at ALL. This is reminding me of Katrina
too......stay safe down there.
On 9/12/08, TeichFauna@aol.com <TeichFauna@aol.com> wrote:
> Thank you, Donna, and all. I appreciate it very much.
> Have never been through a major hurricane. We are still a good 10 or more
> hours away from the storm, storm surge or any rains......and already 90% of
> Galveston is flooded, many of the homes along the beach have
> serious damage. A
> huge fishing pier w/ bait shop and snackbar that we've used for fishing
> already gotten totally destroyed. All the areas along the coast of
> and in the bay have already flooded. This is all prior to the storm, any
> rains, or storm surge. The pictures eirely remind me of NOLA/Katrina,
> the people thank goodness. My heart just breaks for those people that
> and are watching their homes get washed into the ocean, and those inland
> that are flooding now already before the storm even hits. Houston's
> drains drain into the many Bayous around, which drains into the Bay of
> Many areas inland are already showing signs of the Bayous filling, and the
> water coming up through the storm drains. People that have been here
> the major hurricanes of Houston, Carla in 1961, and Alicia in 1983 say
> this is similar to what they saw with the Storm, not hours before. The
> city of
> Houston and those of surrounding areas, were preparing for the worst, but
> they have no idea what to expect with heavy rains and the storm surge,
> no one anticipated all this so early on already.
> I'm inland far enough not to feel the storm surge, but close enough to
> definitely feel a significant impact. The track at this time shows the
> eye will
> cross directly over our county, with the city of Houston being on the
> side. We've taken down every epiphytic orchid, bromeliad and fern that
> were not
> totally attached to the trees. Also took down hanging baskets, etc. and
> tried to secure the other things as much as possible. Can't board up all
> windows because we have too many large plants in front of many of them,
> but we
> think they might be protected by the plants too. Can't bring everything
> could be a projectile in, will be crowded enough in here, with 4 dogs, 7
> plus foster kittens, rabbit, and box turtles, plus hatchlings. Water
> turtles and fish will have to fend for themselves....wouldn't be the firs
> time they
> swam around in areas of the yard that flooded. Did build a temp. cage
> inside for the birds in the outdoor aviary. Also got trashbags, tarps,
> and coolers in preparation of anything that might happen. We had water
> up to, and into the house a bit with 12 inches of rain one time......the
> of the neighborhood flooded since we have Bayous all through the area. So
> not too sure about flooding this time, especiallly with the Bay and Bayous
> already rising. Not sure what might happen when the rains hit. So we'll
> see....as they say, hoping for the best, but bracing for the worst.
> Dh is outside grilling up my birthday dinner, bless his heart....he
> said the
> steaks and Tuna would go bad if we were without power for any length of
> time, so I might as well enjoy it now. My stomach is a bit in knots,
> so not sure
> how much I'll enjoy it, but nonetheless it's a wonderful gesture on his
> part, and it does add a bit of a bright spot to the day.....as do your
> thanks. One thing is for sure, it will be a memorable birthday.
> Big hugs to you all......thanks for your thoughts and prayers!!!!
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 9/12/2008 5:09:59 AM Central Daylight Time,
> email@example.com writes:
> Happy Birthday Noreen...
> I usually wish the birthday fairy to bring something special, but I think
> time, the fairy needs to keep Ike away from your home and loved ones....
> Have a wonderful day and I hope an enjoyable one.
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