After the 10 AM service at the Cathedral, around the corner from where we’re staying, we went on a 3 hour tour by Dixie Tours, the same outfit who took us around last year. We were driven around the various neighborhoods, starting with the Garden District, which was damaged mostly by winds during Katrina. We “vets” noted that in a year’s time, not too many homes had been rehabbed in the Lower Ninth. Progress seems excruciatingly slow. As our tour guide said…’we need people!’ Many schools remain closed because the families have not moved back. NOLA can use more people in different professions, & of course, volunteers are really needed & appreciated. We feel so blessed to be here, helping in any way we can. Thank you SO much for making this all possible. I sincerely hope that St.Michael’s continues to remember & support.