Thoughts on Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and having a brand new baby boy
Tuesday, September 26, 2006
The Voodoo that You do
Saints win. I ate popeye's, a pulled pork sandwich, had a picture of Miss Seminole next to me, drank a bloody and some abita, had the scented candles burning, and did the sacred and solemn chants. It seems to have worked. And I got so many awesome pictures from the Sacredome. And I won in all three fantasy football leagues. This good week has turned into a great week.
I grew up in Metairie, LA and lived in actual New Orleans for 12 years. The day that I turned 30, I moved to New Jersey and then to Easton, PA 4 years ago. As luck would have it, I was in New Orleans when Katrina approached and evacuated to Jackson, MS. Other than that, I am a Latin and history teacher at a small, independent school in NJ. I miss New Orleans a lot, think about it all the time, and try to go there whenever the work schedule allows.