It feels like 2017 is trying to take all it can from me.
Some of the losses are small, and some — like losing my aunt to cancer — are too big and fresh and complex to process. But it wears at me, feeling like life keeps taking things from me: not just things that […]
I had really planned to post something about the whole grueling evacuation process we suffered for Gustav — not just the life-draining day in the car, but the days preceding it, nervously watching TV and internet reports about the storm, moving possessions to more secure places, going through the gut-wrenching task of deciding which prized […]
So, yes, we’re probably evacuating this weekend in advance of Gustav. Final decision will come tomorrow, since the models are so iffy about which state it’s actually going to hit (several models were leaning more towards Texas today). But we’ve got to prepare nonetheless, because (as we learned full well 3 years ago with Katrina) […]
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