Stepping back…


I took this shot last November (11/03/13) at about 6:30 AM. It's unusual for me to be on St. Charles that early in the morning, and I'm not used to seeing the avenue without traffic or crowds. It was a bit like stepping back in time.   … [Read more]

10 Ways to be Safe in the French Quarter


  This is a perennial list. As I'm writing this, it's spring, 2014, and we're about to run headlong into French Quarter Fest (my favorite festival here), and then Jazz Fest (also awesome). We just came out of Mardi Gras, and there are … [Read more]

Erin go bragh?


I haven't quite gotten the hang of proper nekkid boob etiquette when it comes to crossing Bourbon and seeing a tourist for whom gravity has not been kind, baring her boobs which are, I am not exaggerating, hanging to her belly button, pointing down, … [Read more]

Butt dialed…

The phone rings (Friday afternoon), and I see it's my husband on the caller ID. I answer, only to realize almost immediately that he has "butt dialed" me again, and he's busy talking... quite animatedly... to someone. "Just back up," he says, and … [Read more]