… What a way to get a few days off. Tropical Storm, oops, now its a hurricane, Hurricane Isaac. I really am not complaining, its not so bad to relax on a rainy day with nothing to do, and since this is no Katrina, I am not in worry mode. If this was a Katrina, I would not be typing now, I would be stuck in traffic trying to get away. We stayed in this house for Katrina, we did not get any damage other than trees down, even though we are only a few blocks from the beach. Our land is pretty high above sea level, but…. no electricity or running water for a week. We had plenty of supplies, but we were hot all of the time, and could only bath in our hot-tub out back. Thats why we would run if this was a big one. Air conditioning and a daily shower.
This storm is just a lot of rain and a small storm surge. A good excuse to catch up on my reading. Just started “Colony” by Ben Bova. Good old sci fi, cant go wrong.
If you are in the the Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, or Florida area, be safe and good luck.
Below are some photos of my trip to the beach this morning, the storm is not going to make landfall until tonite, this was around lunch time. If you are not familiar with the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the waterline is always glassy, no waves. This is the most excitement we’ll see all year.