Skip to comments.America's 'Unluckiest Woman' Just Lost Her Fifth Home to a Hurricane
Posted on 09/07/2012 11:34:02 AM PDT by Haiku Guy
They say lightning never strikes the same place twice, but try telling that to Melanie Martinez.
Dubbed "America's unluckiest woman," the Louisiana native and school bus driver lost her fifth home last week to a hurricane.
This time, Martinez witnessed herself as Hurricane Isaac pummeled her Braithwaite, La. home while she and her family huddled in the attic.
When the storm passed, they faced the all too-familiar wreckage. Martinez lost four other homes in the last 50 years Hurricanes Betsy (1965), Juan (1985), George (1998), and Katrina (2005).
Supporters of the Martinez family have created a PayPal account for donations to help them rebuild.
(Excerpt) Read more at finance.yahoo.com ...
And now they are setting up a paypal account to cash-in on her "misfortune".
Why does she keep building her homes in the same place?
What’s the definition of insanity: you keep doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different result?
So... she didn’t have insurance and chose to live in an area prone to destructive hurricanes anyway?
I suggest she pack up and move inland.
Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
America's 'Stupidest Woman' Built Five Homes in a Hurricane Zone!
I wouldn’t want to her neighbor. What a curse!
How about Seattle?...............
She is not unlucky, she is stupid.
Why do WE keep building her homes in the same place?
OK I will borrow from Sam Kinison’s “Desert” sketch (This is sand!!! Nothing grows in Sand!!!) to help this woman out:
YOU SEE THIS????
THIS IS WATER!!!!
WATER FLOODS WHEN YOU LIVE BELOW SEA LEVEL!!!!
YOU NEED TO MOVE!!
Like the Japanese guy who was in Hiroshima on business on August 6th, 1945, survived that, then decided he’d better get his butt home.
And he survived that, too.
Hey, she got somebody else to build her a new house every ten years, and you're calling her stupid? Her actions make perfect sense. We're the stupid ones.
Little did he know that HE was the one guy we were trying to get.
Drone strikes were a bit less precise waaaay back in 1945.
If she moves to Seattle they would call it an Extratropical cyclone. I knew the Skokomish name for it but I can’t remember it well enough to spell it. Spelling errors are frowned upon here.
No spelling errors in your last post. Just fyi.
His name was Tsutomu Yamaguchi, and he only died a couple of years ago, in 2010 at the age of 93.
And the drones were not as elegant-looking as they are nowadays either. :)
Time to move to Arizona
But then, her house would probably burn down.
Jebus woman, move to California!
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