French Quarter Festival, At Last!

I seem to be having more adventures that I can write about in a timely manner.  Of course, the hotel having a busted wireless modem didn’t help, or else I would have been all tidily caught up by now…I have been internetless for days.  Today, it occurred to us that I could freely network in…

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…

Mardi Gras

Happy Mardi Gras, world!  Greetings, from my desk, for I am at work. Just about everywhere else, save for New Orleans and other places along the Gulf Coast, today is just a Tuesday.  The same holds true where I’m at…but I’m doing the best I can.  I’ve got the Mardi Gras Parade Cam running, via…

Claustrophobic Pink Cookies, with Beads

The last couple of nights, when I’ve finally gone to sleep and not been wakened by my neighbors or my pacing dog, I’ve had some uber-random and somewhat goofy dreams. Like standing on a foggy bricky street corner with a handful of dream-friends (people I’ve never met in waking life) and showing them the really wild…