I can't help but being shocked by the havoc, death and destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina....it was only a few weeks ago that I came across the previous worse, but similar, natural disaster to hit America and that was in Galveston just over 100yrs ago.
My sympathies go with the American people who have to face the loss of lives and crippling financial costs to restore Mississipi and its environs to any sort of normality. Thousands of everyday folk are going to experience very difficult days, weeks and months ahead......
The world we live in is, by virtue of its nature, a perilous place to live in. It's only because we are so small in comparison and our lives so short that most of us escape the worst that nature regularly throws at us......our turn can come at any time....it's a lottery.
As if this wasn't enough, the poor wretched Iraqi folk have also suffered yet another tradgedy. We can only hope that their future will improve too as they have had enough to endure before, during and after the war.
I wish you all well.