Another Katrina Anniversary

ACORN ACORN International Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsPearl River     In a week when double-barreled hurricanes, Marcos and Laura, threatened the Louisiana coast, the fifteenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and its devastation of New Orleans and parts of the Mississippi Gulf Coast are easy to forget.  Remembrances are small and solemn, as people still crouch …

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Calm Before the Storm

Ideas and Issues

New Orleans    We checked the storm reports on Tropical Storm, wannabe hurricane, Barry, constantly as we prepared to leave Milwaukee.  We were confident that we could get to Houston, but the last leg into New Orleans, scheduled to land at 9PM, might be a different matter, if winds were rising before landfall.  Everything seemed to …

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