During our drive between New Orleans and Ft. Chiswell, VA, one of the topics of conversation was the recovery of New Orleans. Some of our impressions are presented here along with photos of the skies over our campground near Lake Ponchartrain.
This was our third visit to New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina. On none of these visits have we taken any tour—organized or on our
“under seven feet of water” or with “water up to the roof line,” the people would talk about the efforts to rebuild.
“In our community of 27 homes, we all rebuilt,” was the proud summary of the work of one resident who lived south of New Orleans.