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Evacuating Rita

Just before dawn, Hwy. 36 North, Fort Bend County.

Cotton field, Fort Bend County, daybreak.

Hwy. 36, Fort Bend Co.

Divorce was always an option for squabbling travelers.


Loaded down.

Hwy. 59 South, rear view.

This was the "fast" evacuation route.

Hwy 90W, the Trail of Tears.

Evacuees who gave up hope had a nearby option.

Self portrait.


The local meat center.

Just gawkin'

Directing traffic the friendly way.

Local bar in cotton country.

East Bernard mill.

This farm implement emporium offered coffee and restrooms.

Grain facility.

Chicken signage

Mister state trooper, please don't stop me.

The Colorado River.

Round hay bales.

This is NOT a minaret.

Grain silos.

Grain silos.

The Blue Moon Inn was closed.

True to its Teutonic heritage, Shiner calls itself the "Cleanest Little City in Texas."

The big church in Shiner.

Downtown Shiner.

Shaved wood for sale.


A gated entrance.

Rest in peace.

Birds lookin' to roost before sunset.

Roadside gawkers waving Hidy.

The watermelon-shaped water tower in Luling. Posted by Picasa


Flare at Dow, street-level view, Freeport.

A flare at Dow, tinted purple, Freeport.

Grown on a Brazoria County grass farm, delivered to your back yard with a smile.

Tackling drills, Lake Jackson Intermediate School.

Geraldo Rivera with young Katrina evacuee.

Advertising on utilitity pole, Houston.

Working on the Stephen F. Austin Statue, Angleton.

Flare at Dow, fully saturated, Freeport.

A flare at Dow Chemical, Freeport.

Grass delivery, Lake Jackson.

Reliant Stadium, Houston.

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