I’m thinking about adding a new domain, and making it all about asking questions. I’ve been having a hard time coming up with a name and a domain for it, so if there are any suggestions, please let me know. 168 more words
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Today, I met with my mom, aunt, and cousins in Galveston. I was driving there from my aunt’s house, which is east of Houston (toward Louisiana), and so was scheduled to ride the Bolivar Ferry across to the island (not normally the case, because there’s a bridge to Galveston Island from Houston).642 more words
NEW ORLEANS — Before there was a city called New Orleans, there was a road that led to it.
Around 300 years ago, when the French were deciding where to settle the city that would become New Orleans, they were looking for a location with access to the Mississippi River. 344 more words
NEW ORLEANS — Since the goal was to get to the river, the final stretch of Bayou Road brings it to the French Quarter.
But, as geographer Richard Campanella from the Tulane School of Architecture explains, the old portage and the new French streets weren’t a perfect fit. 24 more words