Marcus and I were going to evacuate, then we were going to stay, then I decide to evacuate by myself (with my sister and her husband) because we had hotel rooms that we could not cancel. Marcus could not come because he had to work Tuesday morning. So, Zoe and I left for Round Rock at 5:30 am Monday morning (Zoe slept the entire time). This was the first trip with Zoe on a long distance car ride and hotel stay and I can say that she was really good. I have family in Round Rock so we went to their house when we got there and Zoe was able to play with their Labs, along with the many other types of dogs there. I think there were a total of 8 dogs and 1 cat at their house plus people (good thing they have a big house)!!!! Tuesday was Zoe's 3rd birthday (I know those of you that don't have animals or like animals think I am weird, but oh well) so we went to a nice dog park in the area and to Petsmart afterwards to get a treat. You also have to realize I don't have a child, so I guess that is why I do this with Zoe. Then back home Wednesday morning. I did get a souvenir to remember Gustav by on the way home....a huge crack in my windshield of my car!!!! I called for someone to fix it and the guy said that it was too bad to fix, so I guess I have to get use to it.
This past Saturday I went on a canoe trip with Marcus's family. Here are some pictures from that trip. We had a great time!!!!Someone (I won't mention any names) forgot to pack our lunch and all we had was bread and Pringles...so we had chip sandwiches!!!! Take one piece of bread, pile on whatever flavor Pringles you want, then top it with another piece of bread...chip sandwich, very nutritious!
Thankfully it is looking better for us, but I am never completely comfortable until it gets closer. I don't want to pack everything back up and leave. I would most likely be driving by myself again, which is not fun, because Marcus might stay and work at the hospital. If this does happen please pray that I get to feeling better because I am only going on 4 hours of sleep right now. I started getting sick last night and was not able to sleep. I am also working 9 hour days and I can't miss work, so hopefully I get better.
Because of all these Hurricanes and some other things going on, the surgery might get put off a little longer than we want, but we have to just keep moving in the direction God is leading us and have patience.