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Buccaneer: James Stuart Blackton and the Birth of American Movies (Donald Dewey, 2016)

I don’t as a rule mention the nonfiction books I read here, but I have before and I might as well this time.

This is a biography of J. 165 more words



The view from my back yard in Elton.

Today I head back to NOLA after spending a week in Elton for various reasons- to celebrate my birthday with my family, doctors appointment, labs and blood work and fun stuff like that…. 569 more words



Those tears came again…

Thinking about it always get me to cry…


He came in all humility, allowing Himself to be born in a manger. 342 more words


Felicity's List - Paying it Forward

Some years ago, one of my music students, Ruby Grant (who’s also one of the most amazing women I’ve ever known) introduced me to her friends Felicity and Dave at a party. 372 more words


Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler

Living in New Orleans can be a bit of a vacation for life.

I once said when I moved to Louisiana that I have never been in a place where I can literally drink rum all day AND get everything I need accomplished. 868 more words


Aioli - The Love Affair

Hi everyone,

I just posted a pic on Facebook of a batch of Aioli I made this afternoon and one of my friends asked for the recipe. 524 more words


Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough (Presidential Bio. Series)

Though this book could not be classified as a regular biography, as the story of Teddy Roosevelt ended in this volume before the famous parts even began, it was still a joy to read. 586 more words