Monthly Archives: September 2013

The ABC’s of New Orleans

As I have mentioned in previous posts, Charles “Pie” Dufour is turning out to be one of my favorite local historians. He makes no illusions about the fact that he rarely uses primary sources, instead writing from other trustworthy scholars, … Continue reading

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Recent Photo Outtakes

Here are some recent photo outtakes from when I was out and about shooting for my upcoming book “Hope and New Orleans.” As always, New Orleans never ceases to amaze and bewilder me.

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Louisiana History Alive’s Manifest Destiny!

Here is some information on an event that not only has some of my friends in it, but is also an incredibly awesome event (what can I say, I have incredibly awesome friends). I have helped them with some PR, … Continue reading

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Sponge vs. Sieve

Good news – my editor forgot to send my latest pages back to me. When she did, it had been about six weeks since I last looked at them. I was pleasantly surprised to read them and think – “Wow, … Continue reading

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