An Update From Houston
I am grateful for the many well wishes people have sent. I’ve also scoffed at a few texts reminding me that northern states can handle the warm weather.
Fortunately, the lights have stayed on in our home, so we are warm. Still no running water. Today I did something I would have never thought conceivable in Texas: to create water for flushing the toilets, I chopped up the ice on my patio, and placed the chunks into plastic tubs.
I have been in Houston nearly a decade, and I can count on two hands the number of times the temperature has dipped below freezing. Never, did I
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