Other News in the World?

Listening to, and now watching, wall to wall local coverage of the aftermath of Ike, it’s easy to forget that other things are happening. But looking at many other blogs and news sites, it seems disasters such as Ike are very easy for the rest of the world to forget.

Power’s Back!

We went out for Chinese food last night, to get a break from the cans, and when we returned the power was back on. Three days without electricity was enough for me–but sadly, many will be without it for weeks to come. Still no phone–and no TV station seems interested in talking to anyone from…