Archive for August 30th, 2007

30
Aug
07

You CAN Go Home Again

Two years later, city officials estimate that there are still 90,000 Katrina survivors still living in Houston. In order for New Orleans to rebuild, folks are really going to need to call it home again…

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30
Aug
07

But It’s a Dry Heat

I’ve returned from insanity. 3,000 miles later, I’ve completed a solo drive from Houston to Tucson, Tucson to Las Vegas, Las Vegas to Lubbock, Lubbock to Coleman, and Coleman to Houston. Except for parts of Texas, I was driving in the desert. The main destination was Vegas where the temp was an average of 105 degrees. That’s hot. “But it’s a dry heat!” you say. Baloney! Hot is hot. Go stick your head in an oven and tell me that it’s pleasant. It’s just a different form of misery. On the bright side, the last day I was in Vegas… it rained! That makes something like the 5th time in a row that I have been to Vegas and rain ensued. It’s me…