Okay, I admit it…I am not the most diligent when it comes to watching the news. In fact, I have missed it all day today and yesterday. (Hey, don’t judge me. I read blogs. We all know that is where the real news comes from!) So anyway, I get this email saying:
..TROPICAL STORM IVAN FORMS IN THE GULF OF MEXICO…
…TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE UPPER TEXAS
COAST FROM NORTH OF SARGENT TO HIGH ISLAND…
THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS SPECIFIC ACTIONS TO BE TAKE BY RESIDENTS
OF LIBERTY…CHAMBERS…HARRIS…GALVESTON…AND BRAZORIA COUNTIES OF
Excuse me? Ivan?! Didn’t that disaster already wreck enough lives? And he is back for more? I am thinking this may change my plans to drive to Houston Friday morning. (Or not. I love a good hurricane party. Everyone who grows up along the coast like a good hurricane party.) But not the kind that Ivan throws. Although, they are saying this is Ivan Lite, though.
Update: Here is a link to an article on Ivan and the freakiness that is Jeanne. Is this a signal that the end of the world is upon us? Or is Mother Nature just really pissed that she gave us a milder than normal summer?
Oh lookie! This is the approximate path I am taking to Houston. Looks like Ivan wants to welcome me home. That or push my butt back to Dallas. Really, now, this hurricane season is getting old.