Thanks Dad

On April 23rd in 2014, my Dad died.

It was the year of the big ice storm and, I will say, not my favourite Christmas ever. No one was in their homes, it was so cold and confusing and…

See You Soon TO

I am in the HUGE Atlanta airport on the way home.

No heroic sprint this time, just good coffee and a nap. Had shrimp and grits in the New Orleans airport to say good bye properly. I am happily…

Hola from NOLA!

Hola from NOLA! 

When last I posted, I had breakfasted on beignets and beer. I still stand behind that as a breakfast choice. I mean, not all the time but when in Nola, roam like you’re not home, eat…

Oysters for breakfast

Oysters for breakfast, oh yes we did.

I am having a delightful time doing the memory parade here in New Orleans. I am here with my also photo averse friend Jennifer Bouman. We hang out here a few decades…

Day One Done

Well and well, day one and done. Architecture, parade one, tuba brass etc, Baby Dolls(!!!). Abita beer, a bar called Bud Rips, a bar that is gentrified now but once did not allow women or any non-whites and one night…

I have landed!

I have landed.

Wow it was snowy at Pearson last night. I was amazed we took off at all. We did lose an hour to de-icing, so that was fun. Lots of people lost their connections in Atlanta. I…

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Night Before

Here is a little opening blog about symmetry. I sit here on Jan 17th, one more sleep away (snow storm willing) of heading to New Orleans for the first time in 17 years. I like it. It's even- even with…

And so it begins...

Welcome! 

New venture, adventure here. I know, I know, I know- there are so many blogs out there. I get that. I know Instagram, Twitter, Tick Tock etc are the way people get their words and even more popularly…