Thankful for New Orleans – Day 13

*Confession…I am not actually eating beignets right now, as this blog entry claims. I was, in fact, indulging in some unhealthy awesomeness when I wrote this, but when it was ready for posting, I discovered that the coffee shop did not have working wi-fi. I thought wi-fi and coffee shops went together like…well, like wi-fi […]

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Thankful for New Orleans – Day 12

Day 12 – Bicycles Let me begin by saying that I understand that bicycles are not really a New Orleans thing. There are many cities which are greener and more bicycle friendly that ours, but there is something about seeing bicycles in NOLA that just makes me smile.  Prior to Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans was […]

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Thankful for New Orleans – Day 11

Day 11 – The Saenger Theater I have always been a lover of concerts and musicals, and there is no better place to experience one than at the beautiful Saenger Theater on Canal Street. The Saenger opened in 1927, and enjoyed many successful decades, despite changing owners several times and undergoing a few major renovations. […]

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Thankful for New Orleans – Day 10

Day 10 – Black and Gold Fridays  I am a die hard Saints fan. While I spend most of my Sundays in front of the tv instead of in the Dome, I am no less dedicated than I was when we were season ticket holders back in the lucky-to-be .500 years. I play Saints music […]

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Thankful for New Orleans – Day 9

Day 9 – Live Oak Trees There are few things more magical than a Spanish moss-draped live oak tree. Yes, I mentioned the oaks in my City Park post on Day 2, but they are special enough to receive their own entry. Today, on Day 9 of my series, I am thankful for these magnificent […]

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Thankful for New Orleans – Day 8

Day 8 – Wrought Iron When you’re walking around New Orleans, you may be inclined to look down so as not to trip over a broken sidewalk or fall in one of the city’s notorious potholes, but if you aren’t looking up, you are missing out on some of the greatest balconies in the world. […]

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