Posts in the “FASCINATIONS” category


by Angeliska on November 26, 2015

It’s Thanksgiving time, and the cornucopias are overflowing. Refrigerators are stuffed full, a fruitful spread laden with more dishes than the table can hold, bellies filled to bursting. It’s a harvest pageant, an ancient feast where we eat our fill (…)

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by Angeliska on November 11, 2015

I woke this morning of November the 11th to strange dreams again. My subconscious likes to dredge them up for me on this day, make me face them in the wavering dawn light, parse their dark meanings, sit with their (…)

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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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