Aaargh what do I do?

no parking sign at university of new orleans

This is a photo I took several years ago at the entrance to the University of New Orleans.  I suppose if you’re driving on that road and someone is crossing the street in front of you your best bet is to quickly put the car in reverse and then in drive, then…

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Giant Useless Shoe For Sale

flyer for a giant shoe that is for sale

I found this flyer on a telephone pole near my work and instantly shuddered:  It claims this shoe is life-sized.  If that is true, it means that somewhere in New Orleans there is an 80-foot tall woman wandering around with only one high heel on (and I’m guessing she’s wearing…

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The Magical Land of New Orleans

newspaper clipping about rain barrels

New Orleans is a fascinating place.  People who live in other parts of the country just don’t have any concept of the strange things that happen here.  For instance, every once in a while inanimate objects will spring to life with altruistic motives, such as the event documented in the…

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Funky Geriatrics

magazine clipping for Bootsy Collins' funk university

I came across this in the AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) magazine that my Mom had used as packing material for a birthday present she sent me.  The image it puts in my mind cracks me up every time.  Bootsy says “I just can’t keep all this funk to…

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