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Something positive

There's not much good news tonight, but it did do me some good to read this. It's the "free stuff" area of New Orleans' craigslist. Most poignant to me were the offers of free housing to victims of Katrina.

Some longish posts I'd been working on are on hold for now, needless to say. Such stuff seems pretty unimportant right now, as I'm watching one of my favorite cities get buried under muddy water. For those who wish to help out, Glenn has a nice roundup of ways you can contribute. Also, don't make the mistake I made in the wake of the Indonesian tsunami. In my haste to contribute, I forgot that my company offers matching funds for such donations. It's worth checking whether your company matches such gifts as well.