The Claiborne Mansion
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... s where the Gulf meets the Mississippi’s mouth,
We drove an hour over massive Lake Pontchetrain,
After Katrina it’s the one that put the levy under strain,
And half of the Potchentrain ended up on the city,
Where they’re still recovering, it’s such a pity.
Wednesday we caught the free shuttle into town,
There were more mansions, lots of parks and trams around,
... that was OK. We ended up getting off on Carrollton Ave. and wanted to eat at The Camellia Grill but it was pretty full so we made the tragic error of eating at O’Henrys which I was calling SLO’Henrys. We had the WORST waiter ever. He forgot to bring us peanuts, forgot my drink, forgot menus and silverware and napkins even when we asked several times. Then when I reordered my drink I had to tell him 3 times that I wanted a Mimosa and not ...
... and butter with cherry tomatoes, shallots, fresh herbs and bacon served over their creamy cheese grits. So incredibly scrumptious - you can tell i'm a foodie.
We went to another restaurant that had $1 glasses of wine and $1 strawberry daiquiris - beat that.
Street performers that are so good they should have their own show, dogs wearing sunglasses, men in tutus, stripers walking the street in barely anything promoting their clubs. ...
... nothing to say. Whatever you order it will always be more than you can consume.(Actually that still doesn't make sense... Yet). We walked through the Garden District this morning ...it was charming with large elegant Victorian houses and flowering trees everywhere. Sadly there didn't seem to be any bees. There are, too, classic cars awaiting attention. Po boys are advertised everywhere ...just a baguette sandwich really but named for the poor boys who got off the boats and ...
... here from China along with other goods. New Orleans has many offshore drilling platforms therefore it has a healthy economy. The captain must turn the ship over to a local pilot who becomes captain while the ship is on this river.
Yesterday Karen remarked on how the new base I am using for my make up made my skin look so good. That evening I was looking for my hair product in my baggie to find that what I held in my hand was the base coat. I went ...
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