365 NOLA Adventures

I Need Your Help in the Wars to Come…I mean in the Week Ahead.

Sorry -- couldn't resist the Game of Thrones joke in the title.  I've been listening to a 67-episode podcast series (one for each episode of the HBO show), and it's taking up way too much of my brain space.  But, if you like the series and are excited for the upcoming final season (less than… Continue reading I Need Your Help in the Wars to Come…I mean in the Week Ahead.

My Book

Book Excerpt: I tell my Mom I’m Going to Hike the Appalachian Trail

Each week, I'll try to share one short excerpt from the book I'm working on.  Because, even though I'm working other stuff (for, both, work and pleasure), writing this book -- and hopefully others -- is the reason I decided to become a writer. Obviously everything can change in the months (many months) it will… Continue reading Book Excerpt: I tell my Mom I’m Going to Hike the Appalachian Trail

365 NOLA Adventures

The Halloween I Almost Got The Shit Kicked Out of Me (and other spooky tales)

I like Halloween.  Mostly because I like going to parties with friends.  Whether it be parades through Greenwich Village, or a karaoke bash at Finn McCool's, there's always a few events each Halloween at which I know I'll get a big night out with buddies. But I don't really feel the same way about the… Continue reading The Halloween I Almost Got The Shit Kicked Out of Me (and other spooky tales)

365 NOLA Adventures

The Play I Really Think You Should See This Weekend!

I just went to a play at Southern Rep Theatre, a theater company I highlighted here.  First off -- the space is beautiful.  Their new "forever home" is in an old 103-year old church on Bayou Road.  The building is vibrant, but so is the neighborhood: men hanging out outside a barber shop; women hanging out… Continue reading The Play I Really Think You Should See This Weekend!