Houston Area Flood Pictures May 2016

Last Thursday the rain began and school was cancelled for Friday due to the flood.  The rain settled down early Friday morning and came back strong that afternoon.  This weekend my husband and I were out and about and I grabbed the following images to share with you.  The picture above shows a business that is off I 45 that is on stilts.  This business sits high above the ground and my kids always comment on it as we drive by.  Now my nine year … [Read more...]

May 26-27 Houston Area Flood

The rain started coming down fast and hard last night.  The water level of our pool was spilling over onto the patio.  Check out the Greenbelt behind our our fence line.  The creek rose quickly and the water kept heading our way until it ran under our fence and on top of our back patio.  Thankfully the water level dropped back quickly and we could stop worrrying that the water would hit our home.  Many people were without power and the high … [Read more...]

Texas Rain Is Back In Our Area

Earlier this week, the kids missed two days of school due to flooding.  We only experienced rain for the beginning of the first non-school day, then it cleared up our way.  We are very lucky to live in this area as it is not one that is affected by flooding.  The school system sent the kids back to school yesterday and now today, the raining has started again.  The rain is steady with thunder and lightening as well. I know the kids are at … [Read more...]

It’s Summer: Drink Water / Wear Sunscreen

No matter what part of the country or the world you happen to live in, this has been a very unusual summer.  We are experiencing rain, humidity or extreme heat and very possibly a combination of all three on the same day.  We just spent a week in Disney where we saw much more rain that we wanted to experience on vacation.  My boys weren't too thrilled about posing for the above picture at Epcot.  It had just stopped POURING rain and even though … [Read more...]