Monthly Archives: March 2011

NOLA’s Mistress of Jazz

When we were checking out the music at the Spotted Cat on Frenchman on the edge of the French Quarter, we happened upon a very authentic 1930’s style jazz band. Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horn Jazz Band grabbed me from the moment we walked in the door. I stood mesmerized, tapped my feet &hellip Continue reading »

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Drink Up NOLA

There’s no time like the present to get a drink in the French Quarter. New Orleans is the last place I would send a recovering alcoholic. The streets are like a river of booze flowing through the delta out to sea. Most everyone you see is either going to meet someone for a drink or &hellip Continue reading »

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Dining New Orleans Style

When we arrived in the French Quarter, I could smell the gumbo and the red beans and rice. My stomach started to growl and hunger pains took over all common sense. We quickly unloaded the car and set off on foot to find a bite to eat. When I’m hungry, I tend to be a &hellip Continue reading »

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New Orleans or Bust

In January, Jake & I got the itch to make a drive from Detroit to Austin via Nashville, New Orleans and Memphis. We love to travel, see the country. We don’t mind riding in the car too much. Guess it’s the gypsy musician in us. We drove I-69 South from Nashville on through Birmingham, Alabama &hellip Continue reading »

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