I know I should write about readers and writers in room E111, but I just can’t today. Because Texas.
Thank you to my online friends who’ve asked if my family and I are okay. Yes, yes, we are. I live in North Dallas — far away from the major flooding down by the Gulf. I appreciate your kindness and concern.
I wonder if you’d do me a favor — do you think we can take that concern and turn it into action, if we haven’t already?
Here’s some perspective of the need.
Guys, Texas is a huge state. We are talking A LOT of water.
Here’s some ways to help: According to FEMA, we can connect with trusted volunteer organizations. We can also donate online or by phone.
Isn’t it amazing how quickly we can put concern into action with that Red Cross text?
If you’d like even more inspiration, check out this Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund thread. Every little bit will help.
My students came to class today. We enjoyed a pretty stress free back to school.
Thousands of children did not.
I will share these links with my students today, and we will make a plan to help our neighbors.
I pray we will all continue to do our part to ease suffering, relieve stress, save lives, and make the world a better place for everyone.
God Bless You All, my friends.
And God Bless Texas