Friday, August 04, 2006

Rain gods

Since I rarely watch television, I didn't realize the extent of flooding and damage to El Paso, Juárez, and the surrounding area until the morning after my frog post when I read the paper. That rainy afternoon: home, my microcosm. I taught that morning but returned before it got really bad. Homes and stores flooded, filled with mud. People staying in shelters in both countries. Lots of damage. The paradox of empty river and then it all came at once: News

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