We lost power.  Outside, the streetlights were out, everybody’s lights seemed to be out, and an orange glow loomed.  My daughter and I roamed over to the fire, walked all the way around it–like a lot of people.

Let’s just hope there weren’t any squatters in the buildings that burned.

Nola.com report here.

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Derek Bridges

Derek Bridges lives in New Orleans, trading in words and pictures. A carpetbagger of long standing, he grew up in the top right corner of IL and later went to college in the middle cornfield part. He has also lived in MS and FL, for educational purposes only, and was diasporized for a time in TX.

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