After an amazing dinner of fried shrimp, grits, and red beans and rice followed by a nice, long walk to the mouth of the Mighty Mississippi and through the French Quarter, it was lovely to return to the luxurious Ritz-Carlton.  (Yeah, I’m here for work.) As I started downloading my photos from this evening and working […]

Here’s something you don’t see every day Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA:  a Mask Factory.  Gotta love New Orleans! You Might Also Enjoy: New Orleans Street Musicians The Mouth of the Mighty Mississippi

One of the things I noticed while walking through the French Quarter is that there is live music everywhere!  This group that could easily march in Mardi Gras parades together was just outside my hotel as I started my walk.  Because purple and gold are synonymous with New Orleans, I pulled those out and converted everything […]

It may not technically be the mouth of the Mississippi, but here are a few shots from the Riverwalk in New Orleans today. Mouth of the Mississippi Photo #1.  A barge sails under a bridge on the Mississippi River. Mouth of the Mississippi Photo #2.  I loved the red paddle wheel on this river boat […]

As I pulled into my driveway last night, I spotted this little guy crawling along, headed toward the shrubs.  There was quite a bit of distance between him and the car as I drove past and parked in the garage, but naturally he pulled himself into his shell as I drove past him. I grabbed […]