Nelson County's Remarkable Rain
The beginning of "Big Rain,"A an article about Hurricane Camille by Eugene Kinkead , published in the New Yorker on July 31, 1971: The speaker, a farmer with worn, weathered, Marlboro-country features, standing on the red soil of Nelson County, Virginia, was talking to me some months ago about an exceptional storm that had visited that relatively ... (more)
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#1 May 13, 2012
I was a young boy of 12 when the great rain came that night in Aug. Of 69, and the events and images of that time will always be etched in my mind as it was only yesterday.
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