"My house is a huge mess because I'm a lover of books. I must have had close to a thousand books in the house and I was able to rescue maybe eight or ten of them. I'd like to move back to the city, but unless they do something about the canal levys, I'm not willing to risk living with the kind of levees that are on the canal now." Patti Reynold's Lakeview home was destroyed by the floods following the levee break caused by Hurricane Katrina two months prior. Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005.