[Ansteorra] Fwd: (Y)Ike Update Saturday morning
Lisa A. May
maaggie1 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 13:56:23 PDT 2008
The Beaumont brother chimes in!
Begin forwarded message:
> Hi ,
> Beaumont is not taking tourists until further notice. We weathered
> the weather mostly in our sleep. The winds were loud and
> persistent, but not ever scary. The electricity stayed on until
> after 3:30am and we slept in until about 8:30 (the alarm didn't go
> off). We woke up to a sound and still somewhat cool house, but
> found ourselves staring into our backyard neighbors kitchen instead
> of the backyard fence.
> We have food and water. The area doesn't look too bad. Mostly
> aluminum carports are down and small trees. There are very few
> power lines on the ground on this side of town, so we'll probably
> get power back in a couple of days. In the mean time we're cooking
> with propane. The store remains untouched by Ike and by paying
> We'll be able to travel more around town when the authorities stop
> frowning on the practice tomorrow. We'll also be on line
> sporadically. I'm sure the neighbors are wondering why there is an
> extension cord hanging out my car window.
> "The wind is in from Africa. Last night I couldn't sleep..." Joni
> Mitchel - Ode to Bolivar Peninsula?
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