Posts Tagged: New Orleans

New books, New Orleans edition

It’s too late for a blog post, but if I at least get it started now (Saturday), maybe I can finish and post it tomorrow. I got carried away by bookstores in New Orleans, and bought seven books — though in my defense, all were used books, and not necessarily cheap but reasonably priced. I

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“Every Southern belle is a Mississippi queen…”

When I was about 19 – nearly so, or just-turned 19 – I went with my roommate Janis to New York City for the first time. We drove to Connecticut, and then took a train into the city. I still remember stepping out of Grand Central Station and onto the sidewalk, and into that feeling

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