Friday, August 31, 2012

Fun fact! 

In the late nineties, your humble narrator protested an Entergy bill by living without power for a year.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012


From The Lens story titled "Failed pumps at Corps pumping station could increase Mid-City flooding risk"

[Chris Accardo, chief of operations for the Army Corps of Engineers:] "We’ve never had to close the (Orleans Avenue) gates during a storm. Not even during Ike, not even during Gustav... So the threat of these pumps being down and causing any problems is extremely remote. There is hardly any threat to City Park or Mid-City."

Via Matt, the T-P reports: "The Orleans Avenue outfal canal was closed at 11 p.m. Monday."