When I got back to New Orleans, I noticed the “Save the Picayune” signs and tee-shirts around town. With all respect to the good intentions behind this campaign, I feel it’s the wrong approach. Let me explain why. This could take a minute.
If you’re a paid subscriber, you can read about us in today’s Bloomington Herald-Times. If you’re not paid up, you can’t access the article, because the newspaper has adopted an overly restrictive policy, and I would never, ever do anything to violate that policy. So I’ll just tell you that it’s a very nice write-up [...]
A letter in today’s Bloomington Herald-Times: Stop funds to New Orleans To the editor: The mayor of New Orleans will have to wait until the 22nd or 23rd century to reconstruct his city. If he expects his constituency to clean up the mess and rebuild their city, it may take a century or two to [...]
Just submitted this letter to the Herald-Times: My wife and I sought refuge in Bloomington some ten weeks ago when we evacuated New Orleans. The community here has been both gracious and generous. It’s hardly been a vacation, but the people of Bloomington have made our stay here as pleasant as possible. As we prepare [...]
This story about us appeared in the local Bloomington paper yesterday. Thanks, Mike. NOLA evacuees just glad to be back in Bloomington by Mike Leonard H-T columnist September 1, 2005 Bart Everson and Christy Paxson hadn’t evacuated New Orleans in the six years they’d lived there and didn’t pay much heed to Hurricane Katrina, either, [...]