God always punishes us for what we can't imagine. Stephen King

What Can’t Be Imagined.

I’ve had a quote running through my head for a couple of weeks now:     While there are lots of reasons I don’t believe that’s literally true, it does seem like the universe is

Suddenly, I’m Paulette Prudhomme

For my whole marriage, I have been the secondary cook. So secondary it’s really more like the relief cook. I did the Italian, and he did pretty much everything else. He’s always been very kind

The Youngest Assistant

I looked down into the eyes of a miffed young lady as she tugged on my apron. “Well, hello there.” I said cheerfully. “He,” she said, stabbing a finger toward a coworker who was pointedly

Out the other side of the rabbit hole?

So here we are, 2 1/2 years since I last posted. I’ve tried several different approaches to this and all have failed, so now it’s Gordian Knot time: The short version is that not long

The Mysterious Pentacle on Esplanade Ave

A friend asked what I knew about the mansion on Esplanade that features a stained glass five pointed star at its apex. I was embarrassed to say I’d never noticed this rather unusual detail on

Invasion of the Slime Monsters

This was something I posted on Squidoo for yet another contest, this one about a “memorable” photo you took. I suppose it says something about me that when I read the rules I knew exactly

Photograph walks abound!

Still moving stuff over from Squidoo, and it’s easy to see which articles are from their “challenges,” because I just republished “A Photographic Walk Through New Orleans’ City Park,” and all of the related pages

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