We’re getting ready for the big hurricane. The weather is expected to be very windy and rainy here in central Texas. Mister has been watching the one news channel we get and they’re being very sensationalistic about Austin’s weather situation. Mister tends to be emotional and is starting to get worked up. I’m sure it won’t be a big deal, but he likes to jump to the most dire conclusion in any situation. I’m trying not to let him see me roll my eyes.
He drove by the middle school a few minutes ago and there were big signs all over saying “Red Cross Shelter”. Cars were pouring in. He said that he didn’t want the kids going to school with all the chaos and who-knows-what-kind-of-weirdos being in the same building. But
Lisa Simpson India doesn’t want to miss a day of class.
Fortunately we have lots of fresh water, plenty of food, and lots of flashlights/batteries. Not to mention my handy-dandy volcano stove and dutch ovens. I doubt it will come to that, but it’s nice that all my preparedness is paying off, if only by giving me peace of mind. And making it so I don’t have to go to the grocery store. I’m sure that place will be crazy-busy with people stockpiling.
I’m posting about Ike at Segullah too.