July 4th, 2012

Yesterday, we woke up to dark skies and torrential rains. Apparently, it was raining the entire night and I slept through it. To be honest, I even forgot to set my phone’s alarm and if it wasn’t for my kid’s frantic nudging, I would’ve slept even more.

But when I opened my eyes I was surprised to see complete darkness outside my window. As is the usual practice on similar days, I quickly opened the TV to check if classes were suspended.

What I saw was panic. The news was all about flooded streets, stranded vehicles, and heavy downpour. And as is the usual practice of our stupid local officials…no suspensions. I knew that it was up to the mayors (or the school officials) […]  Continue Reading