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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!

365 NOLA Adventures

Using Dinner for “Brain Gain” Instead of “Brain Drain.”

I'm not a fan of networking. I'm probably an extrovert, but we're all some sort of introvert-extrovert balance, I think, and going someplace in which I'm not sure I know someone can be a major anxiety-inducing ordeal. Case in point was a wedding I went to this weekend.  I know the groom -- we used… Continue reading Using Dinner for “Brain Gain” Instead of “Brain Drain.”