Category Archives: Music

Barking up a New Tree

Arf!Arf! Hey there! Masterpiece Renoir here. Reni for short. When you call me that, I’ll know we’re friends. Today’s my birthday. I’m eleven years old. I’m here to announce that mom—Linda Joyce—is taking the next step. There’ll be a new … Continue reading

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Wednesday Offerings of Things Just Around the Corner

The clock ‘tic tocs’ in my ear. My fingers tap the keyboard while I work to produce words on a page. I’m working on Book Three of the Fleur de Lis series, Back to the Bayou—Camilla and Jared’s story, while … Continue reading

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Free Rollin’ Friday

We’re free rollin’ from Canal to Esplanade and from Rampart to the river…The Mississippi River ~17 Days to Mardi Gras I’m countin’ down Here’s the Tour: Go Blues’n Tab Benoit singing New Orleans Ladies on the Legendary Rhythm and Blues … Continue reading

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Feel Good Friday!

~It’s 24 days to Mardi Gras Today’s musical selection is different from those of past posts. Take a listen to one of the most distinguishing sounds of New Orleans. Have you ever heard a calliope? The foot of Canal Street … Continue reading

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Jambalaya, and a-crawfish pie and a-fillet gumbo

~ 31 Days to Mardi Gras Son of a gun, we’ll have big fun on the bayou ~ HANK WILLIAMS – JAMBALAYA LYRICS I want to introduce you to a woman you’ll want to get to know. Maggie Worth. She’s … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night Preparedness- are You ready?

It’s 38 days to Mardi Gras (The photo of the beads is compliments of News 33) We’re living 2013. It’s here. Let’s do a review of all we’ve covered about Mardi Gras and New Orleans. Mardi Gras Music – check … Continue reading

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She just wants to Dance ~

It’s 45 days to Mardi Gras Let’s start with the musical selection: Keb Mo’ Blues Man Keb Mo’ headlined at the Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival in October. California Keb lives in Nashville now–hangs with Vince Gill and plays … Continue reading

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