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A Creole tune fills the air

The day I was leaving Louisiana I drove past the image above. Josie is my main character’s name, the one whose experiences I’ve tried to capture and absorb during my visits to New Orleans this year. 851 more words

In the Pouring Rain


Around here, it’s a way of life. Especially in the summer. If you are out and about, likely you will drive in the rain starting sometime in June through maybe September. 155 more words

Ray Laskowitz

A Day Out (and a bit of surreal conversation)

I swear this is all true, every last word.

(I am cancelling my Friday post, already scheduled, until and unless I catch up.)

Yesterday, Ray and I go exploring, photographing. 186 more words


Anchor Liberty Ale

Anchor Brewing Company, San Francisco, CA

San Francisco’s famous LIberty Ale was first brewed on the 18th of April, 1975, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Paul Revere’s historic ride.   158 more words

Louisiana Beer

Anchor Steam

Anchor Brewing Company, San Francisco, CA

Anchor Steam brand beer is virtually handmade with an exceptional respect for the ancient art of brewing.  The deep amber color, the thick creamy head, and the rich flavor all testify to the traditional brewing methods.   95 more words

Louisiana Beer

Episode: The power went out

The power went out and it’s raining outside. I’m contemplating putting on my jacket and going outside with my bike to face the thunder. I miss roughing it out there during an unexpected rainstorm. 144 more words


Café Beignet - New Orleans

While in New Orleans, do as the New Orleanians do.  So off to find a good beignet and café au lait I went.  There were several places suggested to me but Café du Monde was entirely too busy with people lining the sidewalk in 100°+ weather.  435 more words