Sunday, December 11, 2005

Burning New Orleans down, one building at a time


Fire outside my door
Originally uploaded by kfoz.
This seems to be the plan now that it is clear that flooding didn't completely destroy the city or the spirit of its people. Still, it was a bit of a surprise to wake up at 3:30 with the odd sense that my street was on fire. Then I looked out my door to see this--but amplify the volume of flames, since they don't photograph well. At first I was worried it was the studio on the other side of the fence, and I immediately began to plot the evacuation of the two dogs who live in the yard.

Realizing it was merely the other side of the street didn't add any sense of relief.

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