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Not Everything Is...

… what it seems.

At first look, these children are being held behind bars. Heh! No way. They are inside the Young Men Olympian Jr. club house getting ready to walk in the second line parade. 310 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Dance. Dance. Dance.

Two days. Two second lines.

I was sore after the first one, but still ready for the second one. Except, this one started late. An hour late. 241 more words

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Trumpet Player

Two second lines this weekend. Very busy. Shooting, curating, post production and recovery time.

I was going to publish a little collection of pictures from Saturday’s second line. 142 more words

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Etiquette & superstition: umbrellas

On our last night in New Orleans, Benny and I found ourselves in a bar in the Tremé neighborhood when someone thrust a parasol into my hand and strongly urged me to parade about with some other female patrons. 327 more words



“How can you hit and think at the same time?” — Yogi Berra

There you have it. I awoke yesterday morning reading about the passing of Yogi Berra. 486 more words

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Red Balloon

We talked about moments yesterday.

Here’s another one. This one doesn’t have as much to do with the second line, as it does with the people who come out for the parades. 109 more words

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It’s moments like these. That make working in the heat and humidity completely worthwhile. Yeah. Sure. I like the music. I like the social aid and pleasure clubs. 209 more words

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