Thursday, September 11, 2008

Hurricane Ike


Business Calls again and tonight I find myself in Texas City, Texas--just outside Galveston--30 miles south of Houston.

We are awaiting Hurricane Ike until it hits land. Wherever Ike ends up--you can bet I will be there. In all likelihood there will be little time to write about Our Washington Nationals. In fact, we will be lucky to have power come Saturday Morning. That's the nature of trying to cover such a beast.

But you can be sure I will be checking in with The African Queen. We never come to a Hurricane without a Satellite Phone.

10 comments:

Andrew said...

Be safe and you will be in our prayers!

I heard the city of Houston is shutting down.

If the AQ needs anything, have her call me!

Keith said...

Hats off to you and your crew.

Anonymous said...

SBF,

Ditto what Andrew said. Be careful out there.

Anonymous said...

SBF - What is it that you do that takes you to places like the convention and Hurricane Ike?

MikeHarris said...

Stay safe.
I saw footage from Katrina of a gulf coast hotel that I had stayed in not long beforehand. It just tore that thing apart. Sad and scary.
Again, stay safe.

An Briosca Mor said...

There's a rumor floating around that Washington will be chosen by MLB as the alternate site for the Cubs-Astros series that has already been postponed from taking place this weekend in Houston. If that happens, SBF, I expect to see you at Nationals Park for all of those games under the guise of "hurricane coverage".

MikeHarris said...

Be funny if that series filled the joint.

An Briosca Mor said...

If the Cubs and 'stros played a series in Nationals Park, it might well fill the joint. There are a lot of Cubs fans in this town - some of them real Chicago transplants, others poseurs. And then there are Nationals fans like me who would love to come to a game at our ballpark where we wouldn't have to worry about being annoyed by Clint. Lots of them I'd say.

Edward J. Cunningham said...

I'd have to see about going to that game and root for the 'Stros...

SBF, I hope the Nats sweep the Fish, but your safety is more important. You're headed off to harms way, so my prayers go out to you and other Texans!

mindfuljenn said...

definately not fun stuff. i made a video to document the damages where i am. stay safe! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eq8QEy6epj0