My heart keeps breaking for my second home state.

I lived in Baton Rouge longer than anywhere else outside my hometown. Every day I learn more about friends and former coworkers being hit by these horrible floods. Such a wide swath of the southeastern part of the state is submerged. Thousands are homeless, many uninsured.

For more, check out the Baton Rouge Advocate’s ongoing coverage.

For ways to help, click here.

Today’s doodle: