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May 09, 2003

Okies spared

The Nonfamous Mother of Us All, a/k/a The Judy called me last night to tell me she and the family were all unharmed before I knew what had happened. What's terrible is that this is the same area that was traumatized by an F5 storm 4 years ago this month, just a couple of weeks after I moved here. But what is really amazing is that despite 300 homes and many commercial buildings were destroyed, there were no fatalities and few major injuries. Relatively miraculous, really. And that part of OKC needs all the miracles it can get. One of the biggest areas of damage is the GM plant-- especially the paint facility, which is a big customer of my Dad's industrial hygeine business. But if that's the closest to home it hits, we're all thankful.

Posted by jay at May 9, 2003 04:27 PM | TrackBack
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Yeah, glad to hear all the Porters remain in tact!

Posted by: paulette on May 10, 2003 11:16 AM
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