NOLA Spotlight: New Orleans Museum of Art

NOLA Spotlight: New Orleans Museum of Art People come to New Orleans for a lot of things: to eat, drink, party, and listen to music. One thing that’s overlooked, though, is that we have an amazing museum. The New Orleans Museum of Art  (NOMA) was founded in 1910 by Isaac Delgado and has over 40,000 Read more about NOLA Spotlight: New Orleans Museum of Art[…]

Jazz Fest 2016 aka Flood Fest

It’s floodin’ down in Nola, all the telephone lines are down… Jazz Fest 2016 was a wet one. We didn’t hear a lot of music, but at least we got to eat. We set out on Saturday for the fest, prepared for rain but not ready for a flood. However, thirty minutes in, raindrops started Read more about Jazz Fest 2016 aka Flood Fest[…]

Tipitina’s, New Orleans, and Mardi Gras

Tipitina’s, New Orleans, and  Mardi Gras I’ve grown up in New Orleans, going to Mardi Gras since I was a baby and mom put me in a bunny suit and stuck me in a ladder seat. While I don’t go as much as I used to, it’s still a party–a great time to get together Read more about Tipitina’s, New Orleans, and Mardi Gras[…]

Destination: Autumn

We don’t have autumn in New Orleans. We have eight to ten months of summer and the rest is winter-ish. Right now, it’s the beginning of November and it’s 80 degrees with people wearing shorts and t-shirts. The brief, and I mean brief, transition from one season to the other is so fast you could Read more about Destination: Autumn[…]