i just got a call from my friend brandon. he evacuated from baton rogue on saturday, at the time it was a voluntary thing. his wife was 8.9 months pregnant. he called to tell me he was alright and that... his wife delivered a baby last night at 8;45 or so. a little girl, 5lbs (somthing oz) and aobut 18 inches long... a tiny thing. her name is janey louise. no problems with delievery. brandon is not sure what damage was sustained to his house or his church (he is a pastor) as far as he knows there is water damage, but that is it. this takes a load off my mind. i hadn't heard from brandon since the hurricane and i was beginning to go a bit stir crazy. i was calling mutal friends, but i couldn't get in contact with them, either. brandon called about 1130. i don't think i've ever been so glad to hear that lousiana drawl.