My good friend and fellow Sugar Landian, Sarah Crum emailed me today about what she saw at her apartment complex. It was so funny I had to share with all. She Facebooks and doesn't blog. Here's what she said...
"My my, have Cory and I had so many laughs this morning. Being native Louisianaians we have seen our fair share of tropical storms, hurricanes, tornados of varying intensities....so, the thought of a category 2 hurricane doesn't move us much. Now, there are many down sides to coming from LA, but we know how to do a few things well....cook, have a good time, and throw a hurricane party! But, I completely understand how it might evoke fear, panic and worry if you have not experienced one. The unknown has a way of doing this. Houston has not had to experience first hand too many hurricanes over the years, so I am told by native Houstonians who have lived here for the past 60 years....apparently at our apartment complex this is a first for many of our neighbors as well. We are not meaning to be offensive to anyone, but rather needed something to do while waiting for IKE, so we took a walk and this is what we found..."
"I guess on the memo from the apartment complex they didnt put down that taping the windshield of a car won't make a difference since it's made of safety glass and is designed not shatter into glass shards like a regular window."
"This is a neighbor who rather than taking their potted plant inside, decided to masking tape it to the railing of the balcony and post. Somehow I think that 100mph winds just might beat masking tape in a wrestling match...Guess they cared about it more than the satellite dish that they didn't remove either or bother to secure with the ever so strong masking tape."
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