Tag Archives: Ray Nagin

Hurricane Katrina Turns 11 as Louisiana Continues Climate Change Battle

Today marks 11 years since I packed up my wife, cat and belongings from our condo on Poeyfarre Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans and evacuated. Some 20 hours later, on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made … Continue reading

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Ten Year Prison Sentence for Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin

One has to wonder how much bribe money is worth 10 years in prison. Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, 58, must be considering that a lot these days. On Wednesday the businessman turned politician was given a 10-year prison … Continue reading

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The Road Home: A New Orleans Tale of Evacuation

It has been nearly 16 months since Hurricane Katrina crashed the party in New Orleans and managed to bring about a sound not heard there in almost 40 years – silence.  Bourbon Street and the renowned jazz clubs were closed … Continue reading

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