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(Video) @Currensy_Spitta - Andretti Notes

Curren$y never disappoints his supporters as he always drops content for us to enjoy. He released a new project with Fuse from 808 Mafia entitled Spring Clean. 13 more words

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Epiphytes In A Crape Myrtle, French Quarter, New Orleans

If you were asked where is your favourite tree, and what kind of tree is it, what would you answer? This hospitable crape myrtle, growing in the garden of a purple house on Dumaine Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, is one of my favourites.  284 more words

Gardening

Aimée, Casket Girls Score in USA Horror For Sept. 19

Sometimes you send a story out Sunday, an acceptance comes back that Thursday (cf. July 2, below).  Sometimes it doesn’t.  In this case the story was “Casket Girls,” the saga of vampiress… 252 more words

Horror

The First Half Decade 50: #49 The Becky Brawl

To celebrate my five years in New Orleans, I decided to begin a series of the 50 people, places, and events that shaped my first half decade in the Crescent City. 218 more words

New Orleans

Throwing It All Away

If you’re like me you’re either saddened and/or outraged by the recent surge of COVID-19. Those of us who live in places where the state and local governments appeared to be on top of things were feeling a bit smug. 901 more words

Adrastos

SAVE THE DATE! July 8, 7:30 pm to Join Me and Andre Perry

On July 8, you are invited to join a ZOOM discussion with me and Andre Perry.

Andre Perry has written a new book KNOW YOUR PRICE: VALUING BLACK LIVES AND PROPERTY IN AMERICA’S BLACK CITIES. 50 more words

Education Reform

Créme de la Kreme

Among the hundreds (thousands?) of commercial catchphrases that have taken up residence on the Madison Avenue inside my head is Dunkin’ Donuts’ “Time to make the doughnuts.”  Even all these years after that ad last aired on television, I can vividly recall the weariness with which the stalwart Dunkin’ employee delivered the line as he rose from his warm bed during the wee hours of the morning to make us the freshest, tastiest doughnuts that money could buy.  844 more words