Party At Ground Zero


The trolls are coming out of the woodwork the closer we get to Fat Tuesday. One guy said that he had just arrived in New Orleans. He asked what there was to do. Many, many, many people replied sincerely. Something felt off so I went to his Facebook page. He lives in Chalmette, a wholeContinue reading “Party At Ground Zero”

A Mystery To Me


The waiting is the hardest part. So, said Tom Petty. I’m trying to get my work done by about noon because Hurricane Zeta should be along a few hours later. That means I should shut down this main machine. And, close the lower storm shutters. The all seeing dog didn’t like being out this morning.Continue reading “A Mystery To Me”

Must Be The Season Of The Witch


Spooky. Scary. That’s the season. The season of the witch. It’s really scary around swampville today. Sometime early in the morning my phone went crazy with a 36 hour hurricane warning. You have no idea how it feels when you get any kind of notification like that. Your heart pounds. You are wide awake. YourContinue reading “Must Be The Season Of The Witch”

Let It Rain


Cold front coming. We had a weird — not this weird — sky this morning. Then came the thunder and lightening followed by rain. When we got up this morning the temperatures dropped by about 20 degrees. This won’t last, but it feels so good. I am experimenting with free design templates. Since most ofContinue reading “Let It Rain”

A Day In March


Testing technique. Another dog and I headed to the airport. On the way we stopped to visit friends. As we were leaving I saw this scene. It really didn’t look much in camera and after basic development. So, I tinkered. And, tinkered. I arrived at the picture that you see before you. I’m still notContinue reading “A Day In March”

Still


More skeletons. Seems like I could be on an archeological dig, the way dem bones keep turning up. Of course, I’m not, but they all have interesting shapes to me. Even though I don’t always pay attention to the numbers, they seem to have tanked this week as I started publishing Halloween pictures. It seemsContinue reading “Still”

Hanging Around


In New Orleans, you see them everywhere. You see them in windows. On balconies. On the street. Well, maybe not on the street. But, if you look hard enough you might. In a city that loves Halloween, anything is possible. You can look around the city in every ward, on every street and you’ll seeContinue reading “Hanging Around”

And, So It Begins.


I almost forgot. I’m a few days late in showing you Halloween. No worries. I’ve got it now. New Orleans is the right place to celebrate ghouls, ghosts and witches. During normal times it’s a bewitching place. Ghosts seem to be floating around everywhere. Walk down a deserted French Quarter street at about midnight andContinue reading “And, So It Begins.”