Saturday, May 8, 2010

2 Floods, 4 years

Juan and I were just talking about this. We have survived 2 floods in less than 4 years. It's crazy! But I'm happy that my family is safe.

This week it flooded here. We've been at the hospital. On the top floor. So we've had a view of this thing unfolding. very scary. And we've heard from our neighbor, our apartment is safe. See, I knew waiting for a 3rd floor apartment was smart. Even if those stairs are killer at times! But we're safe and healthy.

I can't say that for the rest of the city. And it's so sad to sit and watch the news coverage. The National Media seems to be ignoring this disaster. Reminds me a lot of the Katrina situation. These people need help!

The 1st flood we survived was in August 2006. We pretty much lost everything. Along with so many other people. Many being our friends. That's when we all moved East. Because literally, we lost almost everything. It was so scary trying to get my baby daughter to a safe and dry land. At times, I didn't think we were going to make it. But we survived.

It's scary. Floods are terrifying. Because you can't control the water. But I'm so glad and grateful to my Dear Lord, that he has kept my family safe. I'll be saying many, many more prayers today. Just asking for some help. Because this city embraced and welcomed us when we needed the help for our daughter. And now, they need help. ~C