Monthly Archives: January 2011

Well, let’s not mess up the record just yet!

I am so behind on so many things it’s not even funny.  So this is going to have to be short.  Heck if I’m going to mess up my record of posting every day, though, so here goes! Today I … Continue reading

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Stillness Sundays – Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver.  Her poetry pointed me in a better life direction and inspired this blog.  So perhaps it’s time to devote a Stillness Sunday to her.  She’s in her seventies now and has been writing poetry for a long long … Continue reading

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Story Saturday – A tale of two bunnies.

When I have a day like today where I have high hopes of being productive, but don’t get remotely close to accomplishing much of anything, I try to remember to be grateful for what I did get done and maybe … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Friday – be a tourist in your own town!

Why should you try this? 1. It’s cheap. 2. It’s fun. 3. It’s educational. 4. It’s relaxing. 5. You get all the benefits of vacation without the hassles. Give yourself four hours and less than ten bucks.  Add in a … Continue reading

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A little French Quarter taste

My work today took me into the French Quarter, and that’s always a treat. I sometimes forget that when I first moved here my teaching job was in Treme, just above the Quarter, and I drove here all the time. … Continue reading

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I apologize for the misleading title of yesterday’s post

Or maybe I don’t.  I don’t know. This is sort of a blog about New Orleans, because it’s where I live, and it plays a pretty big supporting role in my daily life, but this blog is also about the … Continue reading

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How to spend a rainy/cloudy day in New Orleans

1. Get up super early and go to a doctor’s appointment.  Remind yourself that it’s really not that complicated, scheduling and attending doctors’ appointments.  Wonder why you allow yourself to put these kinds of things off. 2. Stop at the … Continue reading

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