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Rising Waters: Hide from the wind, run from the water

There’s a saying in the gulf coast: Hide from the wind, run from the water. Hurricane Harvey took that to a totally new place. In case you missed earlier segments:  Rising Waters, part 1 Risings Waters Part 2 Rising Waters Part 3 Rising Waters Part 4    Just before bed, I checked the water levels—touching …

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Rising Waters: Dry Shoes are Totally Underrated

You never realize how wonderful dry shoes are until Hurricane Harvey leaves you stuck wearing wet ones. In case you missed earlier installments: Rising Waters part 1 Risings Waters Part 2 Rising Waters Part 3 Somehow, I had hoped that dry shoes and clothes would change things more than they did. I was already tired …

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Rising Waters: A Totally Different Game

Sometimes you wake up and really do find everything has changed. In case you missed part 1 or 2:  Rising Waters, part 1 Risings Waters Part 2 Writers are told to avoid clichés. Clichés like: When she awoke that morning everything had changed and nothing would ever be the same again. In general, that’s good …

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Rising Waters: I used to like the sound of rain

Hurricane Harvey settling in as a most unusual and unwelcome guest. In case you missed part 1:  Rising Waters, part 1 For those of you not familiar with tropical weather, like hurricanes, let me give you a quick primer. These unwelcome guests tend to crash the party in a fairly predictable way., considerate creatures that …

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