Hurricane Ike still coming

I was hoping I would wake up this morning and find out the storm had turned and wasn't coming here, but so far it is still on track for Galveston, which means Houston.  The sun is shining brightly in Houston right now, with no bad weather expected until late this afternoon.  I just added text messaging to my cellphone because I read sometimes a text message will go through when a call won't.  Who knows what kind of phone service, electricity, etc. we will have as this storm goes through?!  Already Galveston is starting to flood and the pictures of the waves crashing over the Seawall are incredible…..and it's only low tide and the storm is 100 miles out.  Another coastal community, Surfside, is already flooding.  Amazingly, there are always some people who won't leave.  Crazy!

Here is a funny hurricane joke someone sent me:

There's always a silver lining……..

Top 10 reasons Hurricane Season is like Christmas
Number 10:
Decorating the house (with plywood).

Number 9:
Dragging out boxes that haven't been used since last season.

Number 8:
Last minute shopping in crowded stores.

Number 7:
Regular TV shows pre-empted for 'Specials'.

Number 6:
Family coming to stay with you.

Number 5:
Family and friends from out of state calling you.

Number 4:
Buying food you don't normally buy . . . and in large quantities.

Number 3:
Days off from work.

Number 2:
And the Number 1 reason Hurricane Season is like Christmas:
At some point you're probably going to have a tree in your house!

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