Sorry it's taken me so long to update. I have been couch bound while recovering from knee surgery for the last 11 days. I'm beginning to get up and at 'em, but my body still feels like it needs sleep. More on that in a different post, though. From a flood/recovery stand point, it appears … Continue reading Recovery Update: 9/19/2016
I never wanted this to be about me. Without the media, though, the size and scope of what this became would not have happened. So, thank you to Ashley Cullinane at CBS4 Local, KFOX-TV, KTSM El Paso Proud, and now 24th Press Camp for getting the message out there. We were able to fill a … Continue reading Flood Update: 9/8/2016
Second truck is loaded. 2nd round of donations will be in St. Amant tomorrow. I have toys, clothes, washer dryer, table, couches, etc. Hitting the road!
I picked up some donations from Lisa Aurich and her fellow employees from SportClips at The Donations of Farah this afternoon. The generosity shown from everyone in El Paso after leading of the circumstances of my small hometown and beloved state are beyond compare. Thank you, Lisa, for helping and for gathering from everyone else … Continue reading Flood Update: 8/30/2016
After being assaulted and loved on by my Godson and niece, a full night' sleep, and a fresh cup of coffee this morning, I finally got out to deliver the donations from El Paso. First stop was at St. Mark's Catholic Church in St. Amant. We unloaded 6 or 7 carts of food, water, toys, … Continue reading Flood Update: 8/25/2016
I made it to St. Amant today. The driving was long and hard, but well worth it. I often forget my true love for this region until I'm bouncing along 18 miles of bridge across the Atchafalaya Swamp. Today, like every other time, I felt the butterflies and jubilation associated with doing home. It … Continue reading Flood Update: 8/24/2016
Click here to donate to Catholic Charities flood relief efforts for the Baton Rouge Diocese. Well, today's been a very eventful day. After graduating Battle Staff, lunch with my wife, and a quick news interview (More on that in a second), I finally managed to leave El Paso with the truck full of donations. I've made it to … Continue reading Flood Update: 8/23/2016