2021

10.04.21 Hurricane Ida Damage Around my Neighborhood in Hammond, Louisiana

After Hurricane Ida I figured the rest of my neighborhood in downtown Hammond, Louisiana wasn’t hit too hard since where I could see from my street looked like just a lot of limbs fell and none on the houses. I tend to go the same direction every time I leave the house so that’s what… Continue reading 10.04.21 Hurricane Ida Damage Around my Neighborhood in Hammond, Louisiana

2021

09.30.21 My heart tests and results

Still at the library sucking up their internet! From here I go to Dr. Khoueiry's office to get the results of the tests I write about below.  I wrote a lot of this one on my phone and am hoping to finish it up, all except for the results, before I leave here in an… Continue reading 09.30.21 My heart tests and results

2021, Grief

09.29.21 My recent Anger and Acceptance stages of Grief

I still have no internet and am at Southeastern's Library trying to get some writing and publishing done. Very fast writing and not a lot of time for proofreading. So bear with me please for these next few posts! I truly thought this ugly thing called Grief was pretty much over for me. Or at… Continue reading 09.29.21 My recent Anger and Acceptance stages of Grief

2021

09.27.21 Five Stages of Grief, by Elisabeth Kubler Ross & David Kessler

I am sharing this today because I am writing a post about my personal grief stages of Anger and Acceptance. I think reading this may help when you read what I am writing. If you've lost a loved one, specifically your spouse, reading this does tell you what to expect. In no way does it… Continue reading 09.27.21 Five Stages of Grief, by Elisabeth Kubler Ross & David Kessler

2021

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

2021

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

2021

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

2021

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

2021

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

2021

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