Tuesday, September 20, 2005

De ja vu ...

     Here we go again ... the Key's have been evacuated, the schools are closed in Dade and Broward Counties and the transit system is not running today as Rita like Katrina moves towards us.

     With her strong winds, heavy rains and tornado threats this small storm is expected to later head off into the Gulf to pick up momentum, before deciding where to make landfall along the Gulf Coast.

     I guess if we lived somewhere else, we would just have some other threat to worry about, but ... another Gulf Coast hit, especially near New Orleans may prove to be just to much storm to weather.

     What a mess ... just glad that Dad and Panda are already here and that many of that city's residents have been evacuated and are not just sitting there waiting this time.

    The "From the Big Apple to the Big Easy Katrina Relief Concert" in New York is today ...   Elton John, Fats Domino, Rod Stewart, Jimmy Buffett, Lenny Kravitz, Earth, Wind & Fire, Bette Midler, The Neville Brothers, Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band,The Rebirth Brass Band, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello and more ...   really wish I could be there.

                                

9 comments:

gaboatman said...

Coy
I wish I could be there too.  It's going to be a great concert, but the money raised to help Katrina victims is of even greater importance.
Sam

ally123130585918 said...

I'm glad Dad and Panda are already with you - and that people are not just waiting for Rita to arrive.

Katrina relief concert sounds like it will be very good with With Elton Rod and all the rest.  I would like to be there too.

Keep safe...Ally

cneinhorn said...

be well Coy...thanks for updating.  I didn't know about the concert...for a good cause to be sure.  take care, net

suzypwr said...

I am sorry your dad and panda have to go through it again so soon. I hope it goes well.

xoxo

luvmort said...

And if the hurricane is anything like her namesake, my friend Rita: http://journals.aol.com/almarcon/almarcon/, then there's gonna be hell.

theresarrt7 said...

Yes, what a mess indeed.  Stay safe!

dcmeyer420 said...

Hope you, your Dad and Panda are OK. I had enough of the hurricanes! We're still serving about 2,000 families a day at Red Cross on the Florida Panhandle. We're helping the tri-state evacuees (LA/MS/AL). We are started getting some from Texas today...

csandhollow said...

Pray that Rita falls apart!

deabvt said...

Please take care.
{{{ Hugs }}}
V