Category Archives: Life, etc.

That waste of time known as my existence.

Glad I Don’t Live in Beaumont

Courtesy of the Texas Highway Patrol site:

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How to Offend Everybody

I don’t think you’ll see many Texans wearing “We Are Charlie Hebdo” t-shirts in Texas any more.

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Still Here, Still Dry (updated)

But it was close. (Edit: Report of bridge collapse was FAKE.) Well, that bridge isn’t there anymore. My brother said he felt it moving when we stopped to take pictures, but I thought he mean vibration from the truck that … Continue reading

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Morning Scout

The good news is that we should be on the “dry side” of Harvey before long. The bad news is it started raining while we were out. Hard. All over the city.

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Out of Service? (Updated)

We’re losing parts of the Flood Warning System. Not a lot, but I’ve never seen “OOS” tags before. Also, reaching their server seems to be a bit… spotty, and the local Greens Bayou gauge hasn’t reported a stream level in … Continue reading

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Splish, Splash, I was Taking a Bath (updated)

These gaps are saving our asses by giving some of the floodwaters time to run off.

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Back to the Future Past

I dug up my nearly 15-year old Sony 2 megapixel camera. Screw Microsucks and mePhone. More below the fold.

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