Archive for the 'New Orleans' Category
Published on February 12, 2013
I am so sentimental for New Orleans today – I’m seeing so many wonderful shots from the parades today from old friends who are in the Crescent City today. We will actually be celebrating Shrove Tuesday this year at All Saints . I’m expecting great pancakes without the nakedness.
Published on March 17, 2010
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 of [...]
Published on February 8, 2010
Linda Knight is fellow poster from Citymommy. I always enjoy her perspectives and was thrilled to find that she wrote this commercial that debuted yesterday at the SuperBowl. When I saw the spot yesterday I nearly died when I saw Sockmonkey riding a mechanical bull. That kind of stuff could have Ashton Kutcher shreiking “AWESOME!” [...]
Published on July 23, 2009
…I used to live in New Orleans and frequently I am asked about my recommendations. I recently compiled this list for a friend, and for those of you who may visit the Crescent City, please tell them I sent you!
Alexandra’s Do’s and Dont’s for New Orleans
DO – General
Good Neighborhood over view Map – [...]
Published on June 29, 2009
New Orleans is just being realistic. The guys at Storyville think this might be the ticket to bontemps roulez!
“New Orleans will elect a new mayor on April 22, 2010, and the Brad Pitt for Mayor Campaign Steering Committee is asking you to vote for Brad Pitt. After extensive polling, focus group discussions and soul searching, [...]
Published on April 27, 2009
…but WWOZ keeps me updated on Jazz Fest 2009…
Published on February 24, 2009
Click here to get yourself in the groove
Jazz Fest is coming, baby…
Published on October 24, 2008
Bill Rau, president of my beloved M S Rau Antiques in New Orleans says that historically antiques perform well as investments in troubled times. Rau should know – his family has had their shop in the French Quarter for nearly a century. I have visited their beautiful space on Royal Street more times that I [...]
Published on August 3, 2008
Right now I have a couple of hours to do anything I want to do. I have before me:
• Beverly Hills Community Services Bulletin – and pore over pages six and seven – I can stress about whether the Critter is properly stimulated prior to entering preschool.
I, Rhoda Manning, Go Hunting with my Daddy
, by Ellen [...]
Published on February 17, 2008
This top ten has got to be incorrect! I lived in New Orleans for years before I came to Beverly Hills. I managed to get a design degree and run two different businesses during that time. Being on time and reliant is truly not an asset in that place. It’s [...]