Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween treat

This is my favorite Halloween house in New Orleans.  Every year I think there are more “punny” skeletons decorating the grounds!  If you live in the area and aren’t sure where to see this, it’s at the corner of St. … Continue reading

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Stillness Sundays: Back to the swamp

This time, without bugs.  I’m paging through my October photos, wondering why I didn’t post more.  So many beautiful October stories to tell.  I was unwilling to stay up late and tell them – I just lived them instead. I’m … Continue reading

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Blind Boys of Alabama – see them while you can!

We were lucky to have the Blind Boys of Alabama come to the free Wednesday Harvest the Music concerts in Lafayette Square this week. There were once five Blind Boys; now there are three.  They are fantastic and have a … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Fridays: Chilly day leads to spiced cookies

I hadn’t planned to make cookies today; I’d planned to go out and about, perhaps searching for some costume items or using some gift cards for a rare shopping trip.  But instead, once the cold front breezed in this afternoon, … Continue reading

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A bicycling view of the West Bank

I can’t believe I rode 25 miles on my bicycle yesterday.  This is no great feat, I know, but it’s the farthest I’ve ridden in one fell swoop in a long time.  And I’m happy to report that I feel … Continue reading

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Waiting again?

This looks like a good spot to hang out until I get back into posting . . . I took this pic on a marvelous bug-free day in the swamp on Friday.  More photos coming.  All kinds of fun this … Continue reading

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Rethinking the firehose

I read this article today, entitled “Hurry up, get more done, and die“.  I think it’s worth the read.  There’s no way for me to process everything coming through the fire hose of information, and I’m really trying to stay … Continue reading

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