Bead Dog Pause

(Heh.  See what I did there?) Approximately 2.5 weeks ago, or so: I sat at the computer in my newest room, this one in Colorado, biting my lip very, very hard.  Freshly wounded from what felt like a failed trip, I nevertheless had an entire stack of New Orleans photographs to edit, and was bravely…

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Every job interview that I’ve had since I moved here has been somewhere on St. Charles Avenue.  This is a delight to me, as one of my now-most-favorite routes, when I am to-and-fro-ing, is the jaunt allll the way out St. Charles, then up Carrollton Ave., until I hit I-10 back to this Metairie place…or vice versa,…

Exploring, Wandering, Passin’ Time

Applying to jobs in a new town, or anywhere for that matter, involves a lot of time spent playing the Waiting Game.  Playing this Waiting Game all cooped up in a hotel room in Metairie defines, I think, a whole new idea of Stir Crazy.  Truly. Don’t get me wrong, we haven’t been hiding in…