My ViaNolaVie article about the 2017 Words & Music Conference.
My ViaNolaVie article about Mardi Gras 2017.
My ViaNolaVie article about meeting Leah Chase at Dooky Chase’s Restaurant.
My ViaNolaVie article about the 2016 Words & Music Conference.
So grateful to have this person in my life.
Dinner at uptown Peruvian restaurant Cuzco with my friend Leah, whom I met a year ago through my volunteer work here.
I just visited with Smitty. We commiserated about the person who won the electoral votes, grieved for Hillary Clinton’s unrealized presidential ambitions, and hatched our plan for helping the next insanely qualified woman shatter the misogynistic ceiling. Smitty would quite like it if I’d stop publishing our conversations, so I will leave this here. But…
Beignets, cafe au lait, and my friend Corina, at Morning Call in City Park.
I ate lunch today at Dooky Chase’s Restaurant, a New Orleans institution in the Treme neighborhood, and one of the first African American fine dining restaurants in the country. After he’d seated me, the twenty-something black man attending to my table asked, “How are you?” I sighed and answered, “I’m OK. How are you?” He…
I’m done working for the day. I helped not one Louisiana resident cast her/his vote, even after crossing New Orleans from one point to another this evening, to assist a person registered at a polling place whose workers denied him the right to vote there. (He was gone by the time I arrived and unresponsive…