If we stop seeing things as a race or a competition, and start seeing things as a place where everyone can have a seat at the table, we can help ourselves and help others in the process…”
Gold, green, and purple have replaced Christmas trees and decorations. The house across the street on Dauphine is bedecked like a rainbow float with fantastical giant flowers. The Krewe of Chewbacca parade […]
I imagine that many young people are, at this point, feeling a bit homesick. The holidays are over, and you are returning to school. While this is exciting and you are probably enjoying your renewed sense of freedom, you might be missing your bed, or your pets, your space, the ability to walk into a fully stocked kitchen and grab something out of the fridge.
My long-held dream to live for a winter in New Orleans is finally coming to pass. We moved into our rental on Dauphine St. on December 3, 2022, a sunny seventy-degree day. […]
Few women are more infamous than the Countess Elizabeth Bathory, a famous noble from the Kingdom of Hungary who lived from the mid-16th century to the early 17th century. Labelled the most […]
Some zodiac signs are famous for kicking up their heels, while others have more sedate reputations. Virgos, for one, are often regarded as rigid or uptight, but is that stereotype really fair? […]
No matter how sad and fragmented the world seems to be, people still love their pets. We depend on our animals as much as they depend on us for comfort, connection, and […]
Out of all the love affairs of my life, the most unlikely has by far been the most satisfying and most loving— the affair with a man twenty-five years my senior. We’ve been together fifteen years. Things have changed, but not in the way you might expect.
I’ve always been a fan of summer vacation. Lazy, hazy days of freedom are my jam. Give me an early sunrise, swimming pools, walking shoes or sandals, outdoor concerts, ice cold tonic […]
Underground Man might be the most miserable character ever to appear in literature. He’s the kind of character you love to hate and hate to love. He’s a spiteful clown, a thorn […]