We took a drive down to Galveston just to get out of the house and to see what it looks like a month after Hurricane Ike hit. There are so many houses that will and can never be rebuilt. The state park where we spent most of our summer, has been torn apart. It was hard to even recognize it. But a two year old doesn't notice, Katherine was so happy to go play in the sand. She kept inching toward the water, but I told her it was too cold to go into. So we made sandcastles and drew pictures in the sand instead.