Life After Hurricane Katrina

With less than 24 hours to go before hurricane Katrina hit land, my wife and I started to pack up the car to leave St Bernard Parish Louisiana. We had to have the brakes repaired only an hour before we left. We had to depend on the kindness of a neighbor who was frantically working on the car as we loaded it with those things the officials said we should take with us.

We loaded a few changes of clothing our important papers and our dog, Patches. We went to pick up an older gentlemen whose daughter could not pick him up because she lived north of Lake Ponchartrain which was already nearly impassible. He was a member of our church and we faithfully picked him up for every service because he could hardly walk on his own. Looking back now we know he would not be alive if we had not gone to get him out of his house. Continue reading Life After Hurricane Katrina

Visitors

As of June 2015, our website is getting over 30K visitors per month, and it may cross 100K visitors per month by June 2016, driven by our team’s active usage of social media like Twitter and Facebook to share the posts made on the website.

The following data samples are just to show the worldwide reach of our website. They have been taken on a random date and time. 80% of our visitors are from USA, and remaining 20% are from across the world, mainly from Europe and Asia.

Year 2015
09/06 @ 22:52 : New York, New York, US
09/06 @ 22:50 : Louisville, Kentucky, US
09/06 @ 22:34 : Köln, DE
09/06 @ 22:33 : Wilmington, Delaware, US
09/06 @ 22:29 : Las Vegas, Nevada, US
09/06 @ 22:28 : Calgary, CA
09/06 @ 22:28 : Roubaix, FR
09/06 @ 22:27 : Mountain View, California, US
09/06 @ 22:27 : Wilmington, Delaware, US
09/06 @ 22:27 : Ashburn, Virginia, US
09/06 @ 22:26 : Boardman, Oregon, US
09/06 @ 22:26 : Montevideo, UY
09/06 @ 22:26 : Wilmington, Delaware, US
09/06 @ 22:26 : Montréal, CA
09/06 @ 22:26 : Paris, FR
09/06 @ 21:33 : Ashburn, Virginia, US
09/06 @ 21:33 : Mountain View, California, US
09/06 @ 21:33 : Wayne, Pennsylvania, US
09/06 @ 21:33 : Buffalo, New York, US
09/06 @ 21:33 : Montréal, CA
09/06 @ 21:32 : Wilmington, Delaware, US
09/06 @ 21:32 : Palo Alto, California, US
09/06 @ 21:32 : Paris, FR
09/06 @ 21:32 : Las Vegas, Nevada, US
09/06 @ 21:31 : Arras, FR
09/06 @ 21:31 : San Jose, California, US
09/06 @ 21:30 : Chicago, Illinois, US
09/06 @ 21:30 : New Delhi, IN
09/06 @ 21:30 : Ashburn, Virginia, US
09/06 @ 21:29 : Las Vegas, Nevada, US
09/06 @ 21:29 : Fresno, California, US
09/06 @ 21:29 : Boardman, Oregon, US
09/06 @ 21:29 : Czech Republic, CZ
09/06 @ 21:29 : Roubaix, FR

Year 2014
10 September @ 02:20 : United States, US
10 September @ 02:15 : Taichung, TW
10 September @ 02:10 : Weifang, CN
10 September @ 02:09 : Kaohsiung, TW
10 September @ 02:07 : Zarechenskiy, RU
10 September @ 02:05 : Chicago, Illinois, US
10 September @ 02:01 : Meridian, Mississippi, US
10 September @ 01:58 : Pickerington, Ohio, US
10 September @ 01:55 : United States, US
10 September @ 01:55 : San Jose, California, US
10 September @ 01:47 : Swidwin, PL
10 September @ 01:47 : Moscow, RU

09 September @ 07:06 : Arras, FR
09 September @ 05:34 : Melbourne, AU
08 September @ 21:23 : Menlo Park, California, US
08 September @ 21:23 : Palo Alto, California, US
08 September @ 19:02 : San Jose, California, US
08 September @ 18:26 : Mountain View, California, US
08 September @ 17:45 : Dallas, Texas, US
02 September @ 13:55 : Atlanta, Georgia, US
02 September @ 13:55 : Mumbai, IN
02 September @ 13:28 : Chicago, Illinois, US
01 September @ 00:16 : Phoenix, Arizona, US

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