Tag Archives: music

In the neighborhood

Well, not my neighborhood exactly – I took these pics in the French Quarter – but it’s still within bicycling distance!  Just a little over a year ago I wrote a post about that Sesame Street song, “These are the … Continue reading

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Back to the Square . . .

. . . for more great music this evening.  Bonerama was funkin’ it up at the Harvest the Music festival.  And tonight we indulged in shrimp and grits and a pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw.  Yum! During the concert, a … Continue reading

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Only in New Orleans?

I saw this for the first time way back when I started teaching here. A student would walk into class with dollar bills pinned to his shirt.  Huh???  Turns out it’s a birthday tradition.  Maybe you start with a dollar … Continue reading

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One Book, One New Orleans, plus brass band love

One Book, One New Orleans. It’s a cool month-long celebration in the city.  The idea is that everyone reads the same book and then attends awesome events, all in the name of adult literacy.  This year’s book is Nine Lives, … Continue reading

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Story Saturdays- Losing consciousness- a story about last night

Well, this is something that doesn’t happen every day!  And I’m going to use it as my “Get Out of Jail Free” card for not posting yesterday, although I would have probably missed the deadline even if I hadn’t blacked … Continue reading

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Quarter surprise and wagging the dog

I have fifteen minutes to compose a coherent post.  More on the post a day thing and whether the dog is wagging the tail or the tail is wagging the dog a bit later – perhaps tomorrow.  I’ll tell you … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Fridays: my Jazz Fest tips

Yes, it’s finally here!  The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival – Jazz Fest!  We never miss the Jazz Fest. We don’t go every single day but I usually go two days and my sweetheart often goes for all four … Continue reading

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