A day in the life of Sohel.

September 28th, 2005 § 2 comments § permalink

THREE NEAR FATAL INCIDENTS
(within just one hour!)

  1. Truck turning, Sohel talking, truck turning, Sohel walking, truck turning, Sohel almost gets RUN OVER, truck HONKS! Thanks to Vik, Sohel lives today.
  2. White guy walking, Sohel backing up, white guy walking, Sohel backing up, Tom stops Sohel! Thanks to Tom, Sohel lives today.
  3. Sohel walking, Sohel eating peppermint, Sohel walking, Sohel eating peppermint, Sohel CHOKING, Sohel spits out peppermint! Thanks to himself, Sohel lives today.

Sohel, no more peppermints for you and quit looking at the lady in the red dress!

Tom and Rita: Volume 04.

September 25th, 2005 § 1 comment § permalink

Hurricane Rita is officially dead, and good riddens. One thing I’ve learned from this is that the media loves to indulge us with fantastic and probable events that will cause death, destruction, and chaos. The Weather Channel did the BEST coverage of Rita. They said Rita has the potential of growing stronger AND getting weaker. It gave facts, rather than the “OMG, we’re all going to die” news.

I hope everyone east of Houston and in Beaumont are recovering. They are currently kicking everyone of Beaumont EVEN if they have enough food, water, supplies, and electricity. They are telling residents to leave the city with no where to go. The Ford Park/Arena isn’t even open as a shelter, but it was open for Katrina victims.

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Tom and Rita: Volume 03.

September 23rd, 2005 § 0 comments § permalink

So we spent the day cooking, taping, gaming, movie watching, and picture taking. Currently, Rita is a category 3 hurricane, and looks to fall on Galveston and head northward and east of Houston, but near the Beaumont area. I really hope my family is pulling through. We can’t get in touch with any of them!

I took a trip around my area, and I found that cops are faking it. There was nobody in that cop car in front of walmart!

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protection barricade A nobody barricade B
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winds picking up more cloudy rita is on her way

Tom and Rita: Volume 02.

September 22nd, 2005 § 0 comments § permalink

She’s still coming, I’m still staying. Rita looks to be turning toward the Texas/Louisiana coast which is very good news for us, but not my family in Beaumont. I really hope the have left the area completely, not just a little bit north on 69.

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not so happy. cheap gas! backroads 290/barker
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wrong way! 290 almost home blocked exit
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gas demand john eagle honda used cars half and half
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new cars GONE even saturn sam’s club closed! no gas here
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or here can’t send flowers can’t buy rims can’t order pizza
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glass anyone?

Tom and Rita: Volume 01.

September 22nd, 2005 § 1 comment § permalink

Hurricane Rita continues to build strength in the warm Gulf of Mexico, please be prepared for anything.

After less than 100 miles of hitting land, Hurricane Katrina dropped from Category 5 to Category 3 and died soon after. Tropical Storm Allison wasn’t even a hurricane, but when it hit Houston head on, it resulted in about 50 deaths and $5 billon in damages.

I’m in the NW area of Houston and I’m now considering evacuating to good old Dallas. Last night, I was very skeptical of the media coverage of Rita, but now after a day of research on hurricanes, weather, history of hurricanes, and lots more that has changed my decision from no to a maybe.

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