• Happiness,  Housing,  Personal

    What’s the Worst That Can Happen?

    At first I was nervous when the water started rising. “What will I do if the house floods?” I worried. I don’t exactly have the resources to move and this is the cheapest place around. The fact that it was happening 20 years to the day that I was flooded out in 1997 made me nervous as well. Would it…

  • Personal,  Writing

    Weathering Storms

    We have had an interesting time as of late. Not only have Katie and I lost a young friend, now the rough weather has rolled in. That is the view across our street. The river near our house is currently at 16.44 feet. Flood stage is 20 feet, and it will touch our floor joices at 22.98 feet. Isn’t life…