pictures!

Sunday and Monday were a low-key blur of sleeping, eating, facebook chatting, skyping, emailing, and letter-writing. Nothing anyone would be interested to read about, so instead I’m going to tell stories with pictures.
the St. Charles streetcar
 
famous Hansen’s Snowballs

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weekend numero dos

Yesterday was a very New Orleans day. I’m totally a local now: I went running down the St. Charles streetcar tracks, because the sidewalk are for tourists, obvi. It was kind of fun dodging streetcars and seeing the half-buried mardi gras beads embedded in the dirt path. There was a heavy cloud cover and the humidity was oppressive until it finally rained, which was really refreshing.

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Making Groceries, Making Friends

The title of this blog post is based on an old New Orleans expression, “making groceries,” which is another way of saying grocery shopping. I’m starting to see how, at the market, people make friends while they make groceries. Just another way that the market facilitates those connections and on a bigger scale, a sense of community.

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