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NOLA Angels

Today I woke up to a beautiful text from my EBONY Princess, "Nana, you gonna be famous, you gonna buy us a big house again and we gonna hv gold in it Nana. I just know it Nana, I woke up in a good mood!" Is what my 8yr old granddaughter texted me at 10am. … Continue reading NOLA Angels

Raindrops and Milk & Honey

I complained of the rain earlier and two things hit me, #1 if the rain doesnt fall, flowers can not grow. #2 I have anxiety after last years flooding, when the pumps failed. I'm scared of the very rain that my Mama would open all the windows and doors to and we would sit watching … Continue reading Raindrops and Milk & Honey

Where are all the Nola Natives??? My walk thru Treme

My Saturday was jammed pack with events within walking distance of each other in the Treme neighborhood and since the weatherman was totally wrong, well lets say the wind blew the storm in another direction. The news had the entire city on alert, but we all said "Lessen Bon Ton Roule" to the grey storm … Continue reading Where are all the Nola Natives??? My walk thru Treme

Music mural displayed for 1st time since Hurricane Katrina

NEW ORLEANS — A mural that covered the wall of a pioneering New Orleans bar is back on display for the first time since Hurricane Katrina. The 29-foot-long (9-meter-long) painting, which caricatures more than 60 musical celebrities of the 1940s, once covered a wall at Dixie’s Bar of Music , an early haven for gay … Continue reading Music mural displayed for 1st time since Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans Artist: Kishonda Webb

Born and raised in the 7th Ward of New Orleans, Kishonda Webb  turned tragedy into a creative mastery. After the sudden loss of her young husband, Kishonda tried several forms of therapy, be it attending therapy, support groups or enjoying the full benefits of living 24/7 in party central capital of the world, New Orleans … Continue reading New Orleans Artist: Kishonda Webb

We need to care

We complain in the midst of other's suffering over the silliest things.  We worry about our status in life, while someone is happy to just be alive.  Some kinda way we escaped disaster, but there is someone living right in it.  Someone can't turn the lights on to see where their pain comes from.  Someone … Continue reading We need to care

Former Iberville Project Residents do you know what this sign really means…?

I didn't live in the Iberville, but I had family and friends who did. The history of where they lived never was a topic nor the sign that stood at the entryway, it simply was a place to stay.  I recall reading the sign, but that was about it. I never asked my family any … Continue reading Former Iberville Project Residents do you know what this sign really means…?

Grief of Loss: My Momo

Let me say this about grief.  My grandmother died on April 14, 2017; I think. Dementia, stokes while escaping Katrina and heartache killed her some years ago. I marveled on  how well I handled the grief.  After all, she was almost 85, loved the Lord, lived well and had a held out as long as … Continue reading Grief of Loss: My Momo

New Orleans Artist: Kishonda Webb

Born and raised in the 7th Ward of New Orleans, Kishonda Webb  turned tragedy into a creative mastery. After the sudden loss of her young husband, Kishonda tried several forms of therapy, be it attending therapy, support groups or enjoying the full benefits of living 24/7 in party central capital of the world, New Orleans … Continue reading New Orleans Artist: Kishonda Webb