--100 wrecks in Houston in four hours.
--Highway shutdown in San Antonio, which kept my mom trapped on an access road for three hours (11:30pm-2:30 am).
--And my brother John got stuck on a hill where, according to reports, "if one car moved they all would have fallen off" (?)
--Two dogs, Lucky and Tank, escaped from the house. When they were located Lucky had ice on his back, but Tank was okay because he was wearing a sweater.
--In Austin, I crept to a stop sign at 5 miles an hour and fishtailed around wildly.
The source of the distress. Perhaps not our finest moment as a state: