Okay, so it's late and I need to go to bed, but I wanted to post about hurricane Ike. This storm is coming right to the Texas coast (basically the entire Texas coast from Brownsville up to East Texas). This is totally insane. I don't typically worry about these storms because the news usually hypes everything up way more than necessary, but I feel afraid for some reason. My intuition is usually right too! I mean, if I evacuate, I need to leave tomorrow. The other thing that sucks is that all hotels in Austin, San Antonio (basically the entire Texas Hill Country), Dallas-everywhere I can think of-the hotels are booked, except for hotels that cost $300+ a night-no thank you! My parents live out near Marfa, Texas and I know I could drive out there, but that's a 10 hour drive and I really don't feel like sitting in my Cooper for 10 hours. Ugh! What to do? What to do?
I emailed a couple ladies in my Sunday school class and they said they are staying. At least we are not right on the coast. Houston is approximately 60 miles from the cost, but if this storm reaches category 4 status, which they are saying is just might, we will certainly feel the effects of the storm. I'm really scared.. :-(