It will take months to clean up and who knows how long to rebuild.
Now Houston is being pummeled with rain and some models predict the possibility of 40 inches of rainfall by the time Harvey is through with Texas. Some places have already received more than two feet of rainfall. Heartbreaking.
Port Aransas where we have stayed on several occasions is also victim of terrible destruction from the storm.
On this date I usually note that it is the anniversary of my mother's birth. Sometime in the middle of the night August 27-28, 1908 Vera Morrell was born near Hartman, Colorado. In the excitement of the moment no one checked the exact time. She always celebrated the 28th as her birth date.
Mama with Dad, their children and the first four of their grandchildren. The youngest person in this picture is now 58 years of age. Mom would have been 52 here.