Category: New Orleans

A day at the races

We spent the afternoon at the race today -plenty of new things to learn for me, exacta, trifacta, words that probably sound a lot more interesting in the New Orleans accent than they actually are.

We also had lunch here, and being that this is food-focused New Orleans, the food was not bad at all. We had a good crab cake, decent shrimp cocktail, delicious gumbo, and a rather odd sounding Corned Beef Po’ Boy that David gobbled all up before I could taste.

There’s even an oyster bar right there, on the race track. Only in New Orleans.

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no beating this spirit

smile

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scenes from New Orleans


Here are a few scenes from New Orleans. More later.

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chez Josh in New Orleans

(The photos with me in it are by our friend Jill Dupré)

We arrived late this afternoon to New Orleans. And I found myself immediately installed in the kitchen cooking for ten. We are celebrating tonight, a visit that’s two years overdue for me, and a homecoming of sort for David. We are at a gorgeous old house belonging to Josh, David’s old school friend, and Jill, his lovely wife.

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