FrostedApe Report This Comment
Date: September 18, 2008 03:33AM
I have to say, I have very mixed emotions about this. I do feel sorry for the
people who've lost everything, but on the other hand, it's a pretty fucking
stupid place to build a house.
Mrkim Report This Comment
Date: September 18, 2008 01:06PM
Sadly I fear this is about what the really nice place my GF and I spent a great
weekend at last February looks like about now. It was a nice lil B&B
located on the Bolivar Peninsula in Crystal Beach, Tx. and from what I've seen,
it looks like Crystal Beach was completely wiped out.
I know how it is to love the ocean, 'cause I do, and I know too how I've had
thoughts of how wonderful it would be to live on or near the coast, but the
reality of such an idea is that your dream home can be completely wiped away
after such a storm.
While I agree with Frostys comments above about the coastline bein a lousy place
to build, I know too how attractive such a life livin there seems and feel sorry
for the losses these folks are now dealin with, as well as my own, since I
really enjoy spendin weekends in just such places when I can get away to do
One of the most memorable weeks in my life was spent in a house right on the
beach in SC. Gettin up in the mornin and headin out to stand on the beach with
a nice hot cup of joe with the crisp salt air blowin in my face and the surf
caressin my bare feet was somethin I could happily do every mornin of my
Like many of the other great joys in the world, livin on the coast is definitely
a double edged sword deal. So, I live inland and head to the coast when I can.
Right now, most of my favorite places along the Texas coast pretty much don't
exist unless ya wanna pitch a tent on the beach amid the destruction there, and
that's kinda sad