Katrina' 10 years gone

By: Patrap, 2:55 AM GMT on August 21, 2015

"Ten Years Gone"

Then as it was, then again it will be
An' though the course may change sometimes
Rivers always reach the sea
Blind stars of fortune, each have several rays
On the wings of maybe, downey birds of prey
Kind of makes me feel sometimes, didn't have to grow
But as the eagle leaves the nest, it's got so far to go

Changes fill my time, baby, that's alright with me
In the midst I t...

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Updated: 2:40 PM GMT on August 28, 2015

We wouldn't wish Katrina on anyone

By: Patrap, 6:36 PM GMT on August 15, 2015

New Orleans to clueless outsiders: We wouldn't wish Katrina on anyone

By The Editorial Board, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
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on August 14, 2015 at 3:55 PM

New Orleanians have had to refute asinine critiques of our city almost since the moment Hurricane Katrina washed ashore Aug. 29, 2005, and the Corps of Engineers' shoddily designed levees fell apart.

There have been ...

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The Bombing of Hiroshima

By: Patrap, 8:02 PM GMT on August 06, 2015

A personal note as to the Atomic Bomb drop on Hiroshima 70 years ago today. At the time the bomb was dropped, my Father a 19 yr ol US Marine Veteran of Okinawa earlier that year, was on Guadalcanal. They, the 6th Marine Division was preparing for the Mainland Invasion of the Japanese Island.
The 2 Bombs ended the War and thus He survived to have me and my two siblings.

So consider that the million plus casualties that would have been incurred on the...

The nest is in our soul'....

By: Patrap, 1:36 AM GMT on July 10, 2015

Audrey Rita Kane Pearson

How fitting that tomorrow would have been my Mother's 88th Birthday, and it is also my Brother's who turns 64 tomorrow.

So Happy birthday to my older Brother, Michael D. Pearson.

Mother passed away Aug 14,2003..12 years ago.

She had her first child a Son on Her 25th Birthday, August 1st 1951.

In fitting I mean that tomorrow begins a Month long remembrance of what occurred her...


Updated: 5:15 AM GMT on August 01, 2015

Hurricane Preparation 2015

By: Patrap, 1:53 PM GMT on May 26, 2015

It's time to dust off that family disaster plan, or in many cases, create one.

Keeping your family safe during a hurricane starts with proper planning. One in six Americans live along the eastern seaboard or the Gulf of Mexico, making hurricane preparation a must for many and their families.

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Evacuation Considerations for the Elderly, Disabled and Special Medical...

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