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Hurricane Ike relief

Hurricane Ike relief

As I write this, Hurricane Ike is battering Texas.  There are reports of heavy flooding in Galveston as well as fires that can’t be fought in the storm.  Houston also reports heavy rain and fires. The Houston Chronicle is reporting online. So is the GalvestonDaily News. I’ve made a donation to The Salvation Army.  It’s [...]

HEY IDIOTS

DON’T DRIVE 20MPH IN THE LEFT HAND LANE OF THE INTERSTATE. DON’T DRIVE WITH YOUR HEADLIGHTS OFF AND YOUR EMERGENCY FLASHERS ON. If you can’t drive in weather like this stay at home.

Other hurricane, uh, storm blogging

Some  other folks are seeing a bit more of Fay than I am.  Visit Two Nervous Dogs and Primordial Slack. Joan, unlike me, can figure out how to get video uploaded. Then there’s GuyK who may see some more of  Fay.

Fay Friday morning

I drove in to work on JTB this morning without incident.  The rain seems to have caused less flooding than a good afternoon thunderstorm.  The wind was in gusts, but didn’t really affect my driving. Of course, I wasn’t trying to drive 75mph like some idiots were doing. Power in town and in the Florida [...]

Fay through the day

I spent some period of time trying to upload video of wind buffeted palm trees and stop signs, but the Word Press video uploaded doesn’t seem to work correctly.  Oh, well. One tragedy here at the Jacksonville Beaches – some tourists from Indiana decide to go swimming in the heavy surf and a 21-year old [...]