Guest Post: https://www.newjerseyrealestatenetwork.com/home-high-winds-preparation/ Wind can come in the form of hurricanes, tornadoes, cyclones, microbursts or downdrafts. There are high winds and gusts in some instances that last just a few minutes, and there are sustaining winds that may last for days. While wind can be a powerful asset, it can also pose a significant danger at times. On an individual basis, it can be valuable … Continue reading Preparing for High Winds: How to Protect a Home from Damage
Remembering Hurricane Katrina brings up a host of painful emotions, pains that we can not escape. The date feels like a bandaid that has been ripped off, exposing unhealed festering wounds. Those affected by Katrina may look and act as though they are healed, but underneath the scab lays layers of trauma.
Thinking back to Hurricane Katrina and observing all the changes in these fourteen years, it appears that the Survivors of Hurricane Katrina are put on display to stir emotions and not the mere acknowledgment of their survival. There are stories behind those voiceless pictures.
Here’s some information I have found over the years that may help you prepare for Hurricane Season. As well as a story or two with it. 1. If the words “Mandatory Evacuation” is put in place for your area, please leave. I’m making this 1st because we seem to put it at the bottom of the list. As well as put it to the back … Continue reading NOLA Hurricane Preparedness Tips
They come with their slick pimp sweet whispers of hope and betterment for the children of Nola. They seduce the city, our motherland, Nola, and she opens her heart and soul, giving them the key to her, the city of New Orleans… Nola only gave freely, because she wants the best for her children (New Orleanians) and they came dangling good living, a life we have needed for years. She was impressed by the wealth and security that they could provide and all she could think of was how good this would be for her children, the people of the city. Continue reading New Orleans is drowning, but not our spirit
Hurricane Katrina survivor Warren Brown and his wife Kenyetta Woodard have survived yet another natural disaster. A confirmed tornado tore through parts of Abilene, Texas early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Residents had described seeing the tornado around 6 a.m. Saturday. Several homes were destroyed, and many were left without roofs. No fatalities or major injuries reported. “I watched it through the … Continue reading Hurricane Katrina Surivior Warren Brown surivives tornado in closet with wife in Abilene, TX: “I watched the thing eat up my house.”
I sadly report that the mega-million dollars Sephora has a partner with Moschino to create a makeup line that New Orleans own Raynell Steward created and launched in 2017 entitled “The Crayon Case.” After years of working as a waitress and housekeeper in the New Orleans tourism industry. She leaped a faith and created her own New Orleans inspired makeup line featuring a wide variety of colorful hues of all things makeup that will have your face beat to the gawds. The names alone will have your mouth craving for the taste of New Orleans, the line at Sephora cannot compete with Supa’s The Crayon Case. Continue reading You can get with this or you can get with that! The Copy Cat’s Sephora and Moschino or Supa’s orginal The Crayon Case? I Choose to not shop at Sephora.
Here’s a list of apps and websites that may help you during this hurricane season and weather tracking overall Continue reading 10 Apps you should download this Hurricane Season and NOLA specific emergency information.
There are African-American folktales about Hurricanes being the energy source of our ancestors; stolen Africans, beaten and lost at sea. Can Hurricanes be a mythical avenger that comes to right the wrongs of our ancestors? Souls of the sea, who unleash their wrath annually unto their oppressors? Continue reading Hurricanes, African Slave Trade, and angry spirits??? My thoughts…