3:40 AM, I was dreaming, it was the present and I was in someone's house. it was the middle of the night. I heard the downstairs door open, a voice screamed, "Evelyn!!!" the man, I could hear, was wheezing and all messed up. the man, of course was my grandfather, my dead grandfather. my grandmother, …

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over on Chron.com's message board, Houston's major newspaper, a thread was started on "thanking god" for having survived the storm. many local atheists spoke up with very valid points. one among them, C. added: "I love my my life and want to change the world for the better because it's in my heart, not because …

I have up a few relatively boring, uneventful photos taken over the past couple of days. basically this gives a feel for the neighborhood. what I was trying to accomplish at first was that the winds were starting to pick up, but this did not really come out. other than that, after everything was over, …

survival is a good thing all that worrying for nothing? I don't know it was good to be prepared but the thing is we mostly slept through the entire storm have not lost power any windows the sun is up now the ground dry nice nice! it is good to be alive leaves everywhere...

a nervousness in the air a nervousness in me everyone is really cool many of us are out on the sidewalk introducing ourselves have long conversations forming a solidarity "you can have some beer if you want..." another guy with a psychology degree says this is pact mentality that in danger we group together like …

a friend recently wrote and encouraged me to write as much as possible through this whole thing. and so I'll continue to do that. other friends have written to see if we're okay, which we are for now. basically we're just waiting, worrying, and preparing. we suspect this thing will hit us sometime late Friday …

Houston worries

Houston - fifty miles fifty miles from the coast we know what happened just next door but we are trapped here only with half tank of gas the roads already gridlocked cat. 5 probably headed for our heads I cannot write sensible prose in this state of worry state of emergency the helicam shows the …