Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Higher Ground

Some months ago, I told about my sister and brother-in-law, who lived in New Orleans and had evacuated to their second home in Massachusetts. Now, says a story in the New Orleans Times-Picayune, real estate specialists are reporting that people "from throughout the New Orleans area are looking at second homes above sea level in rural Louisiana and Mississippi -- or even farther out of state -- so they'll have a ready refuge if another Katrina strikes." Popular spots: Hattiesburg, St. Francisville and Woodville, Miss., Alexandria, Lafayette, Covington, Hammond, and Picayune, La.


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