I never imagined a catagory two would cause so many outages! That was quite a horrific mess. Our San Anonio Pike Electric crews just returned home after working 16 hrs. a day, every day since the storm hit. Centerpoint Energy was a pleasure to work with, and we were proud to help our fellow Texans. I feel like I could sleep for three days though. All those Pike trucks driving around the Houston area have N. Carolina plates(including ours) because that's where Pike's home office is, but I assure you those trucks were from all over the southern U.S. I couldn't believe how many different contractors and power companies came to help from all over the country. That was really something. Now I just hope that is the last storm for a while becase I'm ready to do a little hunting and fishing!! Between Dolly, Fay, Gustav, and Ike, there hasn't been much time to do so!