Tag Archives: walks

A NOLA moment involving 3 foot bread and a 6 foot bass

So last Saturday I was walking through the Garden District with a friend visiting from out-of-town.  We walked past Commander’s Palace (do try to eat there sometime if you’ve never been) and there was the guy unloading fresh Leidenheimer  bread.  … Continue reading

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Story Saturdays: a story about yesterday

Yesterday we were in the country in Mississippi.  We were enjoying a less than twenty-four hour getaway at our friends’ little cabin on a creek.  We went to the all-you-can-eat catfish place for dinner on Friday night. We can’t even … 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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Operation turtle rescue

My friend Stephanie and I were walking in Audubon Park today when we came across this baby red eared slider turtle precariously navigating the paved path, dozens of yards from any water source. Normally, I’m a “let nature take its … Continue reading

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Well, hello there, Fall! Plus a caption contest . . .

What a delightful day.  Breezy, with even a hint of sun this afternoon. And when I went for a walk this evening I found myself transported to fall and even beyond to Christmas time.  It’s so odd how the feel … Continue reading

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NOLA summer evenings

While it’s just too hot during the day to want to venture out much, evenings are a different story.  I’ve always said that the best way to enjoy NOLA in the summer is to behave like a vampire.  Nap during … Continue reading

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Another evening walk

Two times in a row makes it a tradition, right?  We cruised around the neighborhood tonight again in the evening just before sunset.  Here are the highlights. We petted several friendly neighborhood cats, none that we knew personally, but they … Continue reading

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