Monthly Archive : Reflections


Silver Threads: Beating the heat

When my parents bought their first air-conditioned car in the ‘50s, it sat in the driveway beside another, older vehicle that lacked that amenity. Who drove off in which depended on who got there first. Their Boston terrier, ... Read More »

Silver threads: Mothers

It was Oscar Wilde, in The Importance of Being Ernest (1895), who had one of the characters say, “All women become like their mothers .…”and Bettye Anding investigates his accusations in this week's "Silver Threads." Read More »

Coming home: NolaVie welcomes a new intern

New Orleans native, Lydia Straka, has spent a year away at school, and even though she thought she was ready to break ties with New Orleans, something about this city calls her back. The city and her relationship with it may be flawed, but it's real, and that is what she's writing about as this summer's NolaVie intern. Read More »

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