My heart has been so heavy. I've been wanting to post about the floods. But I struggle with trying to find the words. The devastation is so widespread. Homes, businesses and jobs lost. I have worked with many families in the flooded areas. I have friends whom have lost their home. I cry as I watch elderly people not wanting to evacuate because they won't leave their beloved pet. I can't imagine having a loved one in the hospital, possibly in critical/serious condition and need to be evacuated in the middle of the night. The weariness of the first responders is evident in their faces as I watch them heroically work 72 hour shifts and patiently deal with the intense emotions of distressed people.
The flood waters have not touched our home directly, although Kevin (my husband) is now unemployed due to the flood of the quarry. Since Kevin was self employed he does not qualify for unemployment benefits, although we've been blessed to find out today, that he DOES qualify via FEMA unemployment benefits. PTL!
I was searching for a picture that would capture the devastation....... then Amy posted this video.