Sunday afternoon was beautiful. The sun was shining. There was no wind. As I focused the camera on the Stars and Stripes, which hung limply from the flag pole, a gust of breeze erupted stretching out Old Glory in perfect display for the camera.
Hours later, tragedy struck this nation.
Those wishing to help in the wake of Hurricane Katrina can find a reputable charity at The Network for Good
, or FEMA
is also providing a list of links to charitable organisations.
Those wishing to help the displaced animals, can do so at The Humane Society of the United States
, Best Friends Hurricane Relief Fund
, Noah's Wish
, The SPCA of Texas
For those in the blogosphere who have been debating the politics of this disaster, I urge you to read the appeal by Paul over at Wizbang
.Tip o' the toque to The Blog Pound for thinking about our fuzzy buddies.