My whole night was like an after party. Late in the afternoon I went and got a cheap pedicure and watched some CNN for the first time since Christmas, and there was GOOD news. I walked home and got totally baked on the front porch and bonded more with Milady Landlord. Then I laid (layed?)in the bathtub (Kneipp's poppy… » 4/05/14 2:48pm 4/05/14 2:48pm

My friend here in NOLA was on the board of Habitat for Humanity before Katrina, and all the board members were asked to stay on after the storm for the sake of continuity. They worked with Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation and they restored and built a LOT of houses. » 4/04/14 11:10am 4/04/14 11:10am

On my bucket list....
Fly to Vienna in mid-December and stay about a week enjoying the snow and hot chocolate mitt schlag (whipped cream.) then go to Munich for the Christmas fairs and fests. On Christmas Eve, board a train with a fancy sleeping car, and wake up in Rome for Christmas Day at the Vatican. » 3/30/14 7:41pm 3/30/14 7:41pm