Category: New Orleans

…some of the places I’ve been…

Healthy Mindset – Days 20-23 It will be quite awhile before we are able to travel widely again, and while I have lots of thoughts about what it could be like, for now, I thought it could be a nice challenge to pick one… Continue Reading “…some of the places I’ve been…”

Just go!

Posts have been few and far between for a number of different reasons, but quietly in the background, a trip to Paris has been planned! It’s getting very close to lift off, and I hope to have many pictures to share in the weeks… Continue Reading “Just go!”

where would you go?

If you could go anywhere right now, where would you go?  I’m getting the itch to plan a trip.  Not sure where yet, but I would love to go back to New Orleans someday.

take me back to New Orleans

I imagine Halloween in New Orleans is pretty amazing with all the ghost stories, mystery, voodoo, and colourful, colorful characters.  New Orleans was amazing when I was there in March – so alive and loud, so much music and food, a little smelly down… Continue Reading “take me back to New Orleans”

wise words

or just create your own…. I still gush about New Orleans to anyone who asks (and some who don’t), but there is just so much to explore in the city.  If you find yourself in New Orleans, and want a (quiet) break from the… Continue Reading “wise words”

sunny days

We are in the midst of a spring heatwave here…so, after soaking up the sun, it’s nice to just hang out in the shade, too…

you are the sky

You Are the Sky. Everything Else Is Just the Weather – Pema Chodron

French Quarter after the rain

I loved taking photos at night in the French Quarter – it’s just as pretty and colourful at night as it is during the day.  The restaurant in the picture, the Italian Barrel, was one of my favourites of the trip, and I’d highly… Continue Reading “French Quarter after the rain”

macaws at the Audubon Zoo

New Orleans is such a great place because there is no shortage of things to do and see. The Audubon Zoo was on the list mostly because I enjoy taking pictures of animals and I hoped to take some elephant pictures (I’ve daydreamed about… Continue Reading “macaws at the Audubon Zoo”

everybody is not special

More Royal Street window shopping at night….this caught my eye in the window at the Antieau Gallery, it’s from the Monsters and Misfortune Collection and the artist is Chris Roberts-Antieau.