One week later, Dax and I were trying to decide if we wanted the kids 1st weekend in Houston to be spent with Hurricane Ike. So after 4 days at their new school (which they love) we headed back to the house in Kyle. We stayed high and dry with my sister, her 3 kids, Dax's dad and Grandma. We thank God for knowing we would once again need this house as refuge!
It was a very emotional weekend. Dax's hometown, Bridge City, went mostly under water. His Aunt had decided to stay in her home... she was rescued by Coast Guard the next day. We are very thankful that everyone is safe!
Dax drove to help his family get things out. It looks like his Mom and Grandma just lost carpet and a few items. His Dad and Aunt lost everything. Everyone is displaced and very upset. Things were finally being rebuilt after Rita's devastating winds tore everything down.... they have a long road ahead of them and could use our prayers. Here are a few of the pictures he took in Bridge City.
As for dad's Houston house, it just has down tree limbs and one little tree.
We still have no clue about the bay house. His area actually looks like it may be OK. Click Here to link to photos of Pirate Cove. I am keeping my fingers crossed. I would have NEVER moved to Houston to live with them if they didn't have another home. It just feels wrong to push my large crew on anyone..... what to do?!?!
******Dax has all of his photos on his website. http://daxmiddlebrooks.com/aboutus.aspx they are under about me, labeled Ike 1 and 2!