Second Line Squared

Once upon a time I made pictures like this one every Sunday. I retired from the streets a few years ago mostly for health reasons, but after seven years I felt like the project ran its course. You work and you work and you work and one day you just know. You might still goContinue reading “Second Line Squared”

Always Music

This post is short. Not because I don’t have much to say. That’s never stopped me before. Oddly, I do have few things to say. Today. See what I did there? Anyway. Big storm a comin’. I’m checking the weather channels to see what parades will be postponed, and cancelled. And, planning and reacting accordingly.Continue reading “Always Music”

More Street Music

More fun. In the streets. Music, brass band, joyful noise. On a Sunday. In Central City. I think the pictures speak for themselves. So, I’m not going to write much more. But… As always. Or, for a while longer. I’m sure that you know by now. But, just in case got to Storyteller onContinue reading “More Street Music”

And, the Band Played on and on and on…

As you know, I like working from the inside of second line parades.  In effect, I become a parade member. That means I am usually walking backwards in order to make these kinds of pictures. In many ways, it’s like being in the middle of a sporting activity.  Your timing has to be good. YourContinue reading “And, the Band Played on and on and on…”

Sweet Caroline

So. I know what you are wondering. “What’s the deal with Sweet Caroline?” Well. I never saw or heard or anything like it. But first, a little back story. This is the ‘titRex Parade. No. It doesn’t mean what you think it does. The name is short for Petit Rex. No. I didn’t misspell it.Continue reading “Sweet Caroline”