The good news is that we did learn from Katrina and that we are better able to manage such extreme emergencies.
Katrina Darling (her real name, believe it or not) is a second cousin, once removed, of Kate and Pippa Middleton.
Can we imagine plausible hurricane scenarios more intense and destructive than Katrina?
Katrina vanden Heuvel is editor and publisher of The Nation.
It felt like some prelapsarian time before Hurricane Katrina and 20-percent approval ratings.
"See what you've brought us, Mr. McRae," Katrina was saying, as a ray of sunshine broke the twilight darkness.
Israel's instinct had been sure: the coming of Katrina proved to be the beginning of his end.
Between himself and Katrina, relations were polite but not cordial.
He cherished schemes concerning her which he did not share with his wife Katrina.
Katrina was about to follow him, but her uncle called her back rather sternly.