Photos courtesy of Ryan Prouty

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Welcome to Florida





AH, FLORIDA...
We are developing a new appreciation for this type of cartoon (thanks to my stepmom Lori for emailing these to me). I thought I would share them with you as we brace for another hurricane here. Gustav is wreaking havoc in Haiti with over 5 deaths from flooding already. Their deforrestation has left them prone to flash floods when there is a lot of rain, and they received over 5 inches as the category 1-2 hurricane passed near the southern beaches of Haiti. Please be in prayer for the people there. The hurricane is predicted to head west and sneak between Jamaica and Cuba, staying over water and gaining strength and is predicted to make landfall somewhere between the Florida panhandle and New Orleans as a category 4 (or Cat-4 as its called around here) hurricane. I am not sure if I should be relieved or scared silly. The last hurricane was predicted to make landfall right on top of us and instead it went all the way around us leaving our little area just about the only untouched land by Fay in Florida. We joked that if they didn't predict for it to hit us, then we should be scared...that was just a few days ago. Not so funny now. But, we are not worried, it is still too soon to be making any plans or becoming anxious. I just wanted to share a giggle and ask for your prayers for those struggling in Haiti.

4 comments:

JoD said...

I am working very hard at not being anxious for you... loved the cartoons!! Keep treading water! love you!

Lisa said...

The comics are funny but I'm sure the stress is NOT! I've got you in my prayers!

Of course you KNOW what tonight is...Chiefs football!!! and maybe some RAIN! :-)

The White House said...

I just found your blog though mc mamma's blog. We want to have a handful of kids too. At least 4 or 5. We have two boys at the top of the heap so far, 3 mo. and 19 mo. it's a kick. ANyways, I am adding you to my google reader. you look like a fun family, and I LOVE the picture tiles you're using on you're header!

Lori said...

I loved the jokes but all joking aside - we aren't that far if a huricane comes your way. Don't mess with Mother Nature!!! Come on to our house - Grandkids are us and we love you all!!!!!!!