Taking the time to visit the Lower 9th Ward was so enriching. The experience moving me to tears and evoked feelings of devastation, confusion, concern and a deluge of thoughts.
There were many disheveled homes with removed siding, broken windows and paint chipping.
The painted X-code which search-and-rescue teams used in 2005 post-Katrina to display if there were survivors or dead found in the homes.
Harry Connick Junior’s Musician Homes
There were a lot of silent pauses for reflection and barrage of questions were raised throughout the time we spent there, but I was reminded me about the importance of appreciation, the spirit of kindness and resilience.