Friday, August 29, 2008

Gustav Update

Today marks the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall along the Gulf coast. And to celebrate the occasion, residents of New Orleans are bracing for Hurricane Gustav. While the storm isn't expected to make landfall till early next week, and its exact track remains somewhat uncertain, New Orleans is well within the threatened area.

Which brings me to my next point: I have a fantastic idea for an invention.

You know how some sofas open into beds? Well, how about a sofa that opens into a canoe!?! If you think about it, a sofa/canoe would be the perfect addition to any home in New Orleans! There would be no need to waste your time packing your car for what may be an unnecessary evacuation. If the worst does happen, and the levees do once again fail, you can just sit in your living room right up until the moment the water starts flooding your home. Then you just calmly float out the front door and head for dry land.

The deluxe model can include a sectional recliner/cooler to store non-perishable food items. Or beer, if you prefer.

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