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09.21.21 Drowning. Overwhelmed. Exhausted. By Kelli Bachara

Thank you Kim Russell for sharing Kelli Bachara's beautiful writing. It touched me deeply. Whether you are battling a disease, grieving the loss of a loved one, recovering from a hurricane, or any number of life's heartaches, I believe Kelli's words will speak to you. Sometimes life makes it hard to breathe. There is too… Continue reading 09.21.21 Drowning. Overwhelmed. Exhausted. By Kelli Bachara

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09.19.21 Hurricane Ida Damage at Trinity Baptist Church in Hammond, LA

Sunday, August 29, 2021 Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana and she left massive destruction wherever she went. This blog post is specifically about the damage at my church, Trinity Baptist Church on Pumpkin Center Road in Hammond, Louisiana. "Ida makes landfall in Louisiana as most intense hurricane in years." The damage at our church… Continue reading 09.19.21 Hurricane Ida Damage at Trinity Baptist Church in Hammond, LA

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09.19.21 Feeding those affected by Hurricane Ida

Last week and this week as part of the Hurricane Ida relief effort our church Trinity Baptist in Pumpkin Center Louisiana was able to provide meals to hundreds of local folks. The first week some great folks from a church in Wewahitchka Florida brought a bunch of food to our church. They, and some of… Continue reading 09.19.21 Feeding those affected by Hurricane Ida

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09.18.21 Lisa’s Hurricane Ida Experience

I asked a few friends to help me share with others throughout the country what it's really been like to experience a hurricane of the magnitude that Hurricane Ida was. For me to say this area was ravished and lives overturned is saying very little. I thought their stories would help ya'll see a tiny… Continue reading 09.18.21 Lisa’s Hurricane Ida Experience

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09.16.21 The Day Dora Burned Down, June 7 2021

I didn't want to write about and share all of this about Dora burning down until the awful process was complete and it now is. As most everyone who has followed this blog for a while knows, Roy and I lived in our motorhome we lovingly named Dora from November 2012 until May 2018 when… Continue reading 09.16.21 The Day Dora Burned Down, June 7 2021

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09.13.21 Pumpkin Center Hurricane Ida damage

I can in no way describe what my friends and loved ones have experienced in Pumpkin Center (an area of Hammond Louisiana) since August 29th when Hurricane Ida came through. I can just share some photos and information from DEMCO the power company and some photos I took on my way home Sunday from church… Continue reading 09.13.21 Pumpkin Center Hurricane Ida damage

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09.13.21 Catching up on Ida related events

I have a lot of catching up on Hurricane Ida related events for my followers all around the country who haven't been here to see it. I still have no internet to write easily on my laptop. I am learning to create posts on my phone which takes a long time and a lot of… Continue reading 09.13.21 Catching up on Ida related events

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09.12.21 ‘Twas da week after Ida and all through da South…..

‘Twas da week afta Ida and all through da South, generators were runnin mo’ than ya Aunt Hildas mouth. Our draws was hung on da clothes lines with care. And we hopin that da power will soon be dere! Da children were nestled all snug in dey parents room, because that’s where da AC is… Continue reading 09.12.21 ‘Twas da week after Ida and all through da South…..

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09.11.21 September 11, 2001 – 20 years ago our Nation was attacked. One story from that day

So much could be shared on this 20th anniversary of 9/11. Since I am writing on my phone which is difficult I chose this one story of Todd Beamer's bravery aboard Flight 93 which helped document that moment in history. We may have all read or heard this conversation years ago. It touched me deeply… Continue reading 09.11.21 September 11, 2001 – 20 years ago our Nation was attacked. One story from that day

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09.06.21 HURRICANE IDA August 29, 2021

I left my laptop back at home when we left headed to Mountain View Arkansas on Tuesday morning. I am attempting to put together something meaningful using my phone about my personal experiences for those who are not in Louisiana living through HURRICANE IDA. She deserves to be in capital letters. I had not planned… Continue reading 09.06.21 HURRICANE IDA August 29, 2021