The Storm – Round One

As Hurricane Katrina churned through the Gulf of Mexico, Kimberly, Jonathan and I drove to Hickory, Miss., to Kimberly’s parent’s home for “safety.” Hickory is a three-hour drive north of New Orleans (209 miles). It seemed like a great evacuation spot. The morning of Aug. 29, 2005 (Monday), I got up early and monitored the TV and Internet – I was looking for news about … Continue reading The Storm – Round One

Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? Part 2

Note: During the month of August I am sharing Hurricane Katrina memories. Some memories are sad. Some are happy. But the scars are healed and the memories are redeemed. — Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? Jonathan knows what it means. He was only four and half years old when Katrina hit. He had already lived in three states — Missouri, … Continue reading Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? Part 2