IN THE GAZE OF AUDREY’S EYE

Cameron Parish, Louisiana, months after Hurricane Ike’s 2008 landfall near Galveston, Texas. Cr. Douglas Lee

Excerpted from ‘Katrina’s Wake: Journeys on a Hurricane Coast’, e-book released in August 2020.

In June of 1957, my family sat huddled in the living room of my grandparents’ bungalow in Port Arthur, Texas, caught on a visit to my mother’s parents as Hurricane Audrey tracked over the…