In need of normalcy
Last updated 11/2/2007 at Noon
Why is it that when our ordinary lives are turned upside down, we hunger for the same ol’ life that once was? I just made it home from the evacuation we all experienced. I carted a motion-sick cat all the way from Arizona; I am running a huge fever; and I just desire so much for things to be as they were. But nothing remains the same. It was an odd and surreal sight to drive in from the 15 to see our lovely hills, beautiful homes, and lush green valleys destroyed in such a fierce way. I prayed dreading the news about the inevitable losses.
One of which was my friend Patricia who lost her...