An excellent piece at bayou buzz dot com written by
Ron Chapman, an award winning columnist who teaches at Nunez Community College and has been a businessman and activist.
Here is an excerpt:
We have all lost that certain little something that had meaning if not real value. That one thing that makes all of our losses touch closer to the heart. That is what those who have not experienced Katrina will never understand. That sense of personal violation that never disappears. It has nothing to do with insurance, Road Home, or bricks and mortar. It has to do with an intangible sense of loss