Archive for the 'parades' Category

Summer Wedding Weekend in New Orleans

Published on July 8, 2014

Tweet Since I have been missing New Orleans an awful lot lately, I was thrilled to receive an invitation to a wedding from my friend Danette and her longtime love Randy. Met through mutual friends in Los Angeles, I’ve known Danette since I lived in New Orleans, where she brought her musician friend Phil (who […]

More green from back home!

Published on March 18, 2010

Tweet This is a terrific video explaining the insane festival of St Paddy’s Day that happens in my home town every year. As you also know, I have been posting a lot about children’s television programming lately, and this coincides with the Jim Henson exhibit at the Mississippi Museum of Art. Kermit was the co […]

Erin go Bragh!

Published on March 17, 2010

Tweet I miss the marching parades in New Orleans so much! In the photo (scanned; complete with coffee stains), I am proudly displaying a cabbage I caught from one of the fine gentlemen of the Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Club parade in (I think) 1997. I also couldn’t get enough of the ego gratification […]