Monday, September 26, 2005

Special by proxy

First off, thank you too all my friends who took a moment to pray for my family. They are all safe and well. I haven't heard of any major damage to their houses but they really aren't able to return yet because of lack of utilities and water. I know they would appreciate your continued prayers as they deal with all the aftermath and clean up.

Thank you friends, it really means a lot to me that I can ask and know that prayers are lifted up. Please never hesitate to ask the same of me.

Many of you might not know how involved my family is in all the hurricane mess. My father was in Mississippi immediately after Katrina working with a chemical company on clean up and containment, my sister works for the FEMA call center, and my mother works for the Department of Homeland Security and is currently in Baton Rouge working at the main governmental staging area.

All that to say, my mom called me yesterday to tell me she met PRESIDENT BUSH. The President had come to Baton Rouge to meet with the people in charge and while walking though the offices (or better yet a big room with lots of workers) stopped and talked to my mom for five minutes and shook her hand.


So yep, I'm special by proxy.


Blogger Amstaff Mom said...

You were special already K-T. But that is too cool that your mom got to meet the President!!!

cirxzeqx Cirque Ze Quoxile

9/26/2005 9:05 AM  
Blogger Amstaff Mom said...

what happened to the Happy Thoughts?

cvupuww See You Pewwwww?

9/26/2005 9:06 AM  
Blogger Katie said...

Sorry JCol but the happy thoughts didn't make it (horrible accident - too soon to talk about it)

If you want I will be happy (pun intended) to email you the happy thoughts.

9/26/2005 9:14 AM  
Blogger Laura Baker said...

Isn't "W" just the greatest? My dad got to meet him when he came to Atlanta, so I guess that makes me special by proxy as well.
It's nice to have a fellow Republican blogger!!

9/26/2005 9:44 AM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

Oh KT, that's very cool about your mom meeting the President! Amstaff is right though. You were already special! Aww!

Cruised by Eddo's website last night and saw that you guys enjoyed yourselves this weekend.. glad you all had a great time!

9/26/2005 10:10 AM  
Blogger steve said...



I wanna shake W's hand... no fair

9/26/2005 12:18 PM  
Blogger Amstaff Mom said...

My own personal Happy Thoughts?!?! SURE!!!

afnae - Daphne?

9/26/2005 12:29 PM  
Blogger Eddo said...

Special by proxy! That seems to be the only way that I am special... but I am special - Special Ed.

9/26/2005 10:29 PM  

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