Posts in the “FASCINATIONS” category

Katrina, Ten Years Later – by Raven Hinojosa

by Angeliska on September 4, 2015

As I was struggling to write my own recent piece commemorating the decade since Katrina hit, I found myself thinking about my friend Raven, a lady who has been in my life since we were both wee rag-tag teenage snippets, (…)

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Reverse Phoenix – Hurricane Katrina, 10 Years Later

by Angeliska on August 29, 2015

I started writing this three years ago, but I was so broken towards the end of summer in 2012 that the things I so desperately wanted to express wouldn’t come together. My whole life was falling apart, again. I was (…)

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The View from the Other Side – by Meghann McCracken

by Angeliska on August 28, 2015

My friend Meghann wrote this essay about her life in New Orleans over the past ten years since Katrina. Her words moved me so much, and spoke to my heart in such a powerful way about experiences that are often (…)

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Peachtree Street

by Angeliska on August 6, 2015

“In that latitude the temperature flirted with a hundred degrees for a few of the dog days, but to a child it can hardly ever be too hot. I liked the sun licking the backs of my legs, and the (…)

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by Angeliska on July 9, 2015

I started writing this almost a year ago: Take a picture of a dark room at 4am, slap a filter on it, capture a ghost. Take a picture of your insomniac, restless spirit, up tossing and turning way past midnight. (…)

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