"Recorded while sitting on my carport, waiting for the grill to heat up. Sounds of birds and neighbor's AC unit in the background.
So far my family is ok, but the situation in New Orleans is very bad. We are asked to stay home as much as possible.
"We're a city whose economy depends on food, music, and tourism, and the virus has already had devastating effects.
"I'm thankful for my quiet spot out here on the edges of town, but I worry about how the city can recover and for all those sick, out of work, or unable to stay home."
Part of the #StayHomeSounds project, documenting the sounds of the global coronavirus lockdown around the world - for more information, see http://www.citiesandmemory.com/covid19-sounds