We sheltered two families of their friends at our beach house on the Bolivar Peninsula last week. One is Jennifer's OB-GYN who delivered our grandchildren and who is expecting her second child in a month. She and her family live in Old Metaire and believe their house is dry, as well. They are all worried about the looting of their properties, fires and their safety in returning to their homes. They all want to get back and start rebuilding New Orleans!
John's classmate, Harry Connick, Jr. (New Orleans' Jesuit High School, Class of '85) has already been on the scene at the Superdome and Convention Center, trying to spread encouragement. We believe he will be an important catalyst in the efforts to bring New Orleans back!