Latest on how Alvin, Texas is handling the aftermath of Hurricane Ike
I spent about an hour tonight talking on the phone to a former elementary school teacher of mine. She said that there was some damage in town, but aside from that, things are doing better. They have electricity now, but there’s still an issue with water and sewage. They’ve been holding off on school until the schools have water and plumbing back again.
Galveston was hit very hard and much was destroyed. Still, according to her, many who are born and raised there plan to return and rebuild.
If you’re reading this and want to find out about any relatives in the Alvin area, drop me a line and I’ll forward it to my sister, who has a close friend in Alvin. I’d received a post from someone with an Australian e-mail address who had relatives in Alvin.