Monthly Archives: June 2011

Small world in NOLA

I love when unexpected things happen.  Good unexpected things. This evening we walked down to a local bar where friends were gathering for happy hour.  Sorry I didn’t take photos inside.  It’s a bar.  You know.  Lots of guys at … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesdays – kinda.

After an online search (I love the Internet!) I determined that this was indeed a turkey feather.  When I found it on the Appalachian Trail earlier this month, there was some question as to who it came from and no … Continue reading

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Can I dream?

 . . . of someday having an easel and being a plein air painter?  (I have to develop some talent first, alas!)  Oh, but when I see people out in the street in the neighborhood (I think this was a … Continue reading

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Another pool party pre-emption

Ahh, summer.  Lounging languidly in a pool that’s warm enough to enjoy without turning blue and shivering.  I love that about New Orleans. I remember summer camp in the mountains of NY and having swimming right after breakfast.  It was … Continue reading

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Stillness Sundays: New yoga goodies!

Is it possible to get this excited about blankets?  Yes, I think it is! Finally, I’m fully outfitted at home for a complete Iyengar yoga practice.  I had been making do with beach towels and throws, but it’s just not … Continue reading

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Story Saturdays: A story of rejection

When I was in college, I applied to a semester abroad program in Kenya.  I had to go to the school that hosts the program, about seven hours away from my university, for a personal interview.  It was my first … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Fridays: Change and Constancy

When I go to the swamp, which is close to home, I never tire of walking the same little one mile stretch of trail.  It’s different every time because of the weather, the season, and because I never know what … Continue reading

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