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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Hurricane Ike was a bit of a nightmare, though compared to Katrina and New Orleans’ ordeal a mere tempest in a teapot.  I was raised on Grande Isle, Louisiana (Louisiana’s lower case Galveston island) and spent the next 30 years or so dodging hurricanes; they are nothing new.  As I said in my last post, the hurricane was predicted to hit West of Port Arthur.  The question was always how far  West.  Needless to say, it wasn’t far enough.

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