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Jazzfest 50: Short, But Oh So Sweet

If y’all know me at all, you know that I am a huge fan of Jazzfest. I refer to Mardi Gras as the most wonderful time of the year, but honestly, the two weekends of Jazzfest are equally wonderful if you’re a music lover like me.   When I looked at the school calendar last […]

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100% Chance of Fun

This blog was originally posted five years ago, but as rain and Jazzfest go hand-and-hand, I have found myself tweaking and reposting it almost annually. And with Jazzfest 2019 beginning tomorrow, and a 90% chance of rain in the forecast, it seems necessary to post it once again.   The countdown is over! Jazzfest 2019 […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Parading

I realized today that at least half of my readers (which is probably about 3 people) are not from the New Orleans area and have likely never experienced a Mardi Gras parade, so for those of you unfamiliar with how things work down here, I put together a little Mardi Gras parade primer…just a few […]

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Searching for NOLA’s Most Unique Homes

If you check out the Instagram feed of any local photo bug, you will likely see the same ten to fifteen houses sprinkled throughout their feed. Don’t get me wrong, there are hundreds of incredible houses in the area worthy of posting, but these “superstar” houses, usually brightly colored or having some uniquely ornate details, […]

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Birthday Wishes for a Special Lady

This will be short because I have more things to do than I have hours to do them, but I can not let this day go by without acknowledging one of my favorite ladies. She came into my life (or I guess I came into hers rather reluctantly) twenty-two years ago and quickly worked her […]

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When Opportunity Knocks You Join an Art Show

Sometimes opportunity knocks and I’m too afraid to answer the door, but a couple of weeks ago, I allowed him to rush in and make himself right at home.  When a group called RAW Artists contacted me about showing my photos in a pop-up gallery called Magnify, my initial reaction was to ignore the message. […]

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