I have often called Houston "Sober Blogging Mecca," because so many of our stellar bloggers are from Houston. They are now in the path of Ike. All I can do is pray for their safety.
They are showing the stuff that tough people are made of. Doing what they need to do and leaving the rest to God. Sober people, I have found, are much better able to ride out the storms, both literal and figurative.
Let's all say a prayer for our friends.