floods Archive

When Disaster Hits Your Adopted Country

January 12, 2011

in floods, natural disaster, Queensland

I’ve always had a sort of subdued reaction to natural disasters and traumatic events. Sept. 11 scared me, but it didn’t break me down. I didn’t feel a palpable concern during the 2004 tsunami that hit Asia or Hurricane Katrina. But these Queensland floods are loosening something within me fairly immediately, even though they’ve technically […]