After the Storm, Dallas’ Big Heart Is Shining as We Pick Each Other Up

Amid the chaos and clutter, what can be heard across Dallas are the roar of chain saws as people across the city cut and clear and clean their way out of what Mother Nature has left us.Amid this mess of felled trees and crushed cars and, tragically, the loss of life, what we also see are neighbors gathering together, volunteering to help each other drag branches to the curb or pry open garage doors or check on the people who perhaps have no one to check on them.We see emergency crews -- those who work maintain our power lines and smaller, mom-and-pop shops of plumbers, tree trimmers, and electricians -- turning out in force in the heat and humidity to secure the streets and to get the power flowing again.   Continue reading...

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