Five Years Later: Hurricane Katrina | USA TODAY

I know, I know! It is Sunday morning and I am surfing so I am happening upon a lot of things to read and write and post about! But this one from USA Today really hit me. I am sure it has been on their site for some time but I just got around to it today. This multi media piece documents Katrina Five Years Later and is one of the best pieces I have seen done. While it is realistic and shows so much of the devastation that we can not begin to imagine unless we have actually been … [Read more...]

478 Miles

That is how much I drove today---could have driven farther but had made reservations to stay in Elkhart, IN so decided to keep those and quit driving for the day.   All but about 10 miles of that total was in the rain.  Funny how the last time I made this trip to Ohio the weather was almost exactly the same!  At least I have Chris's comfy car and he resubscribed to Sirius so much of the trip I was rocking out to the 70's on 7 and 80's on 8!!!!  Makes  a difference when  you don't have to fiddle … [Read more...]

More Randomness

Names of 3 objects or things you love most and why? 1. Any book I can place my hands on because they offer such a world of knowledge and escape!! 2. Daisies because they just are happy flowers!. 3.  Coffee and chocolate come in together-----both are comfort foods for me! Give me the names of 3 objects or things you dislike most and why? 1. Snakes---just not into them! 2. Cooked carrots--made me gag as a baby according to my mom and they still do 50 years later! … [Read more...]