I stopped for a box turtle crossing the road this evening.
Some park rangers in Bandelier sent us some uniform parts to replace those lost in the hurricane. I got a sweater, a winter cap, and a hat band. I lost mostly winter uniform stuff in the flood. Not that I need it right now.
I went out to West Ship Island again to take photos for the incident information officer.
I’ve been sleeping a lot on my free time. When not sleeping I’m slowly cleaning my apartment and plotting my way out of Mississippi. I wanted to leave here before the storm and now I really want out. The agency is offering us all a chance to get out on special placement transfers (aka hardship […]
I wish I’d kept a journal from the last three weeks or so. It’s been interesting. I’ll backfill entries if I have time. Today I accompanied two fire crews to West Ship Island for some clean up. It was brutally hot. The wrack line (the line of detritus that washes up on the beach) looks […]
I’ve been back in Mississippi for over two weeks now. My apartment is fine but the complex (35 buildings) has extensive roof damage. After much inaction and little communication, the owner company only started patching the roofs on Friday. I now have electricity, telephone, and potable water, but I was prepared to leave again if […]