Hurricane Ike – My House and Insurance

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Day 12 LilSis went back to North Louisiana yesterday.  She was the glue that held me together for about a week or so.  I really miss her.  Thank you, Lil Sis for everything.  Those words just don’t begin to express … Continue reading

Hurricane Ike-Bayou Dularge, LA-The Animals

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Humans aren’t the only victims during and after hurricanes.  Often, animals are left behind for various reasons–hotels and shelters don’t allow them; some are too big, like cattle, horses, and goats; and some are wild, like the kittens at my … Continue reading

Hurricane Ike: Day 7 on Bayou Dularge, LA

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Today was the day the working people were able to come down the bayou and take care of business and help others take care of their business, too. There were 10 of us taking care of my business today.  To … Continue reading

Hurricane Ike: The flooding of Bayou Dularge, LA

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Hurricane Ike.  Day Two. Sunday, September 14.  The water in these photos is actually DOWN one foot from the day before, when the storm made landfall over Galveston Island, TX–some 200 miles west. We went down by boat and then … Continue reading