[bksvol-discuss] Re: Donna

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2005 13:19:07 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks, Gerald, both for contacting her and posting
her response. I didn't realize she'd dropped from the
list, though I should have missed her sooner. She was
a good and helpful poster.


--- Gerald Hovas <geraldhovas@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>       I heard back from Donna.  As you can see below, she
> and her family are
> fine.
> Gerald
> -----Original Message-----
> From: donnafsmith@xxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:donnafsmith@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2005 1:36 PM
> To: geraldhovas@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: Just checking on you
> Hi Gerald, and thanks for thinking of me. 
> Fortunately, my family has made
> it through with little to no damage to their homes
> as well.  They are
> mostly in and around Jackson and had power outages
> and poor phone signals
> and trees down, but no real property damage.  I
> think the biggest issue now
> is the extreme influx of people into Jackson seeking
> shelter and the long
> lines at the gas stations.  That's hardly worth
> complaining about given the
> extent of the damage to the south.
> I have friends in the MS gulf coast area and in New
> Orleans, but they are
> all okay as far as I've been able to learn.  Of
> course, the loss of
> property and the uncertainty of where they will live
> and work is
> unimaginable, but we're making contact with as many
> as possible and
> offering whatever help we can.
> I'm glad to hear that your family has come through
> without any lasting
> damage, too.  Thanks again for thinking of me and
> feel free to pass this
> along to the BookShare list if you like.  I've been
> meaning to sign back on
> to the volunteer list, but the traffic on it got so
> heavy that I just
> couldn't handle that volume of messages every day in
> addition to everything
> else.  <smile>  Still, I'll sign back on sooner or
> later.  I'm still
> scanning, though not as regularly as I did last
> year.
> Take care.
> Donna

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