27 Aug '11, 10pm

Hurricane Comes Between US And Our Stuff

Hurricane Comes Between US And Our Stuff

Don’t own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire. - Wendell Berry Here comes another natural disaster to assist us in the releasing of our possessions. I believe we call her Irene, and she’s making her way up the east coast. While the winds have lost some of their power, it’s the flooding that we’ve been warned will do the most harm. People have been ordered to evacuate but, of course, not all who were encouraged to flee are going. Honestly, I don’t get it. Don’t you own a television or see a newspaper every once in a while? Don’t you remember the hurricanes, tornadoes, wild fires, etc. who’ve come before this? Doesn’t Mother Nature always comes out on top? The Today Show’s Al Roker spoke with the surfer who decided it was too intense for her but whose friends were still kicking it up in the background. Another reporter interviews a woman wh...

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