What has just happened in and around New Orleans, and in other parts of the region, is beyond words.
But as the remnants of Hurricane Ida track north and east this week, let’s remember the unusual and tragic way that remnants of Hurricane Camille hit a small region in West Virginia one night in 1969.
And let’s hope that nothing remotely as intense happens anywhere along Ida’s trek towards the Atlantic Ocean.
Featured image: The Library of Virginia, no known copyright restrictions. (Strange, I was a junior in high school in 1969 and don’t remember the world being black and white. 🙂 )