Just in case...anyone is interested in a direct link to Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand for tsunami information and/or relief updates, here is a link that my family stays close to: phuketgazette.net. There are pictures and a list of the still missing. For the gentleman named Movie Fan, there is information and links for contributions to the area directly. My father also said that The Red Cross is fine and you can designate your donation to go specifically to an area of your choice. Later, after a reasonable time, you can call and ask where directly did your funds go. The pictures here tell alot. It takes awhile to get through them. Good news on the dive shop that was next to my father's old place. They are all safe and had actually been on the ocean near Burma, I believe. My father informed me last night that phone lines are back up as of yesterday as well.

Tough stuff.