It was a light turnout for the 2018 New Generation Social Aid and Pleasure Club second line. Anytime the temperature dips below freezing (50) we know a large contingent of regular attendees will sit out the parade du jour for the comforts of home. And the Saints were playing. Continue Reading
I took this photo on the dead run and debated even posting it.
Our city’s government is so broken that we have to make our own street signs and tack them up to light poles. Is this how they do it in Wichita Falls?
We did not see this one coming. We live one block from the old Cha Wa house and miss them rattling the rafters in the neighborhood when they jammed. The Florida area in the 9th Ward is a lesser community in their absence.
Who is Cha Wa’s competition this year? Continue Reading
Lexington, Kentucky is just far enough north to not necessarily be held to the tenets of southern hospitality. Tell me of the restaurant you last visited in Mississippi or Alabama that refused to serve you a glass of cold tap water.
I’ll keep waiting. Continue Reading
New Orleans community radio station WWOZ was powered on by two Texans: Jerry and Walter Brock on this day way back in 1980. Moon Landrieu was sitting as mayor of the Crescent City, Flash Gordon was the #1 movie at the box office, and Lady by Kenny Rogers was the top song in the land.
We’ve been listening ever since. Continue Reading