Some People Got Away
How we returned from the apocalypse
After Hurricane Katrina, you weren’t allowed to return to the places that didn’t have power or sewer, but everyone did, even if they couldn’t stay. You needed to see what was left of your home. If anything was left.
Our house on the north shore of New Orleans was 15 feet above sea level. The evacuation order was lifted on September 9 — one of…