Homage to New Orleans
Whatever utimately happens in the disaster zone that New Orleans has become, the loss affects us all. New Orleans is a mythical city, a city to awaken sleeping senses; to remind us about fun, jazz, vampires, ghosts, history, and food. Whatever is rebuilt will be new; a bit of the old veneer that covered it in magic will be gone. Change happens. Perhaps New Orleans will rebuild even stronger.
We wish that for the old lady by the sea.
Yet even as we hope for good in the midst of pain, sorrow, and disbelief, we know that in many ways some parts of New Orleans will be lost forever. Here are some of our memories: