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Cell phone photo of flooded Sbux.jpg
Photo is of a Starbucks location near the intersection of North Braeswood Boulevard and Loop 610. Though floodwaters rose and surrounded the building, I remember that it didn't flood.

Cell phone photo from Halstead - Hurricane Harvey .jpg
View of flooding at North Braeswood Boulevard and Loop 610, August 27 2017, taken from balcony at Halstead Apartments

After our house flooded during Harvey, we evacuated to a hotel near the Galleria. We'd been stuck there for a couple of days and needless to say, were very grateful to get somewhere safe, comfortable and dry. The aftermath of the storm was still…

Four months before the storm, we sold a suburban house of 21 years and moved to the 40th floor of a highrise in the heart of downtown, 2 blocks from the bayou. Saturday was uneventful, and we were beginning to feel that Harvey was yet another…

This image was possibly the hardest one that I took. The water was almost to my neck and it was hard to walk as I couldn't see the floor and feared that I would step in something dangerous or fall into something deeper. But I had to take a photo of…

The water had gone down a fair amount for me to be able to use my high-tired truck to drive around a bit. Some stores had now reopened, with many people in line, seeking supplies. Though the water had cleared in most streets, some areas still…

During the calm of the storm, I was able to go out of my house and walk around. Many of the roads were still flooded and it felt nearly impossible to walk in some parts. At one point, the water was up to my shoulders. As I walked, I stopped to take…

The project reflected in this image and its haiku narration began during visits with a friend — an accomplished and published writer and distinguished scholar. Isolated and ravaged by treatment of his ultimately fatal disease, his mind was…

Marking shows where the sinkhole formed on the Beltway 8 retaining wall, causing flooded Buffalo Bayou to fill in the underpass of Memorial Drive and Beltway 8.
A wall of the warm up room being prepared for remediation.
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