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Redefine 829

Redefine 8/29: 10 Images of New Orleans Recovery

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Karen Dalton-Beninato

If you've been following this five-part series on my journey post-Katrina, you're as ready to move on to another topic as I am, so I'll wrap it up quickly and move on to 10 pictures of rebirth and recovery.

With A Little Help From Our Friends: A 5 Year Katrina Evacuation

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Karen Dalton-Beninato

When you've lived through it, hearing anyone call a disaster someone's Katrina is like hearing a pundit speculate on Obama's That Time Your House Burned Down when you're the one whose house burned down.

Julie & Julia: When the World Writes You Back

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

No matter what twists we see in Publishing 2.0, a love story running through Julie & Julia is that sometimes, after the solitary act of writing, the world writes you back.

A Great Year for Heavy Donations

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Even as the economy slows down, the New Orleans Musicians Relief Fund seems to be a magnet for donations that weigh a great deal.

R.E.M., Sack Boy and a Voodoo Doll

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

A random reveler at the Voodoo Music Experience handed me a voodoo doll with a lock of hair and said, "be careful."

Green Furniture Program ReDefines 8/29 in New Orleans

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The first blog I ever wrote for the Huffington Post was two years ago for the New Orleans Musicians Relief Fund's ReDefine 8/29 program, so watching...