Monthly Archive : 2012 December


A measure of recovery

Royal Orleans hotel room

It is infrequent that I peruse my old documents, but this morning found me scrolling through a folder labeled “old,” containing fragments, outlines, and unfinished written works. Among them was a file, “New Orleans will be back,” written ... Read More »

Food Porn Friday: Buongiorno, y'all!

A muffaletta at Cochon Butcher

When I speak lovingly of New Orleans food with my yankee friends, they're mostly keen to hear about gumbo and crawfish, huge gulf shrimp, oysters, jambalaya, and all of the Cajun and Creole fair unique to our beloved ... Read More »

A Mr. Bingle moment

bingle

On the heels of Christmas, all I’ve been hearing about are presents, presents, presents. I have a lot of friends with children, so I’m hearing about everything from Mickey Mouse toys to brand new cars (you know, the ... Read More »

How's Bayou? A few of my favorite McDonald's

A moment of sanity in the mall

Christmas Day. Everything I wanted, including two business-class round- the-world reward tickets from the Santas at United Airlines. So, reindeer, who won this round? In 1963, when I was a 16-year-old junior at St. Martin's Episcopal School, circumnavigating ... Read More »

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