St. Roch Blues: A storm rages in New Orleans

Chapter VIII: She held out a box cutter. “Take this. Just in case.” The darkened St. Roch neighborhood was no place to walk without protection.

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Welcome to New Orleans: Another 48 Hours

I arrived in New Orleans 3:15, local time, an hour later than scheduled due to storms in my layover city, Houston.  Upon setting foot in NOLA, I found a cab and met the new roommate at our apartment. She had already warned me that, thanks to Hurricane Isaac’s visit earlier in the week, our apartment … Continue reading Welcome to New Orleans: Another 48 Hours