Most of my family fell under the mandatory evacuation order in the New Orleans area. Half of my family evacuated to hotels far away, and the other half
crashed are staying at my sister's house in Covington, Louisiana. Apparently all you have to do is show up on my sister's doorstep and she will take you in and fix you dinner for as long as you want. And don't forget your pets. spread the word.
It's not fair. Why does another hurricane EVER have to threaten New Orleans? New Orleans should be exempt from all future hurricanes since the devastation of Katrina occurred. God, are you listening??
Anyway, here we are watching and waiting so you might as well read a very funny article by columnist Chris Rose in New Orleans' newspaper -- The Times Picayune: