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Summer treat #25- bicycling and wine

I adore summer nights in New Orleans.  We rode our bicycles downtown around sunset- we got stopped under the I-10 bridge and had to wait for the Presidential Motorcade! Our destination was W.I.N.O. – the Wine Institute of New Orleans … 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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Fourth festivities

We had a nice mellow 4th weekend.  Festivities yesterday included a BBQ at the neighbors’ with plenty of kids, dogs, food and laughing. Today I made some dijon potato salad and a fruit galette inspired by a three ingredient recipe … Continue reading

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Last Wednesdays at the Square for the year

Cyrille Neville and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux.  Serious New Orleans music.  Lots of drums and tambourines.  And wailing guitar too!  Everyone happy and jumping up and down, or swaying to the beat.  Abita beer.  Barbecue sandwiches. Rode our bikes home … Continue reading

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Car-free Thursdays

The car didn’t go anywhere today.  Both my sweetheart and I rode our bikes to all of our stops for the day.  He does that pretty much always; I’m usually the one who “gets” the car now that we’re a … Continue reading

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Spring in NOLA means Wednesdays at the Square!

Wednesdays at the Square is the best thing ever.  It’s a music, craft and food festival, held every Wednesday evening downtown in Lafayette Square. Things I love about Wednesdays at the Square: 1.  Everyone is there.  Young professionals, bohemian types, … Continue reading

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Life’s good in April these days . . .

It’s festival time.  So this post could be titled, “Why we’re still never getting anything done around here part three”. We continued the celebrating on Saturday with the Freret Street Festival.  What a gorgeous day to be out on our … Continue reading

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