Thursday, February 19, 2009

On Being Hit by a Truck

Utility Truck, Baton Rouge LA 2009
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My grandmother often said , "Suffer for Jesus" , when something went wrong and bad things happened. 

My father says, "things are never as good or as bad as you think they are".

Unless of course you get hit by a truck, in which case you have already suffered a lot 
and if you are dead, its pretty bad!

Monday, February 16, 2009


Stuffed Rooster, Slidell LA 2006
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The Rev. Gerhard Maria Wagner, who recently commented that New Orleans had been punished by God in the form of Katrina,  because it is a "sinful" city, has withdrawn his name as the Pope's appointment for the position of auxiliary bishop in Linz , Germany.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Tangled Up in Blue

Police Officer, Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge LA 2008
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I had previously blogged about the New Orleans Police Department decision to change uniform shirt colors from the long standing powder blue to dark black. 

The change was made in part to wipe away the memory of Katrina day events. I questioned the wisdom of placing officers on the hot streets of New Orleans in that dark color!

Well , today , it was announced in the newspaper that NOPD is going back to its original powder blue! Why? In part because the black shirts, besides looking paramilitary, were found to be too hot!

Thursday, February 12, 2009


Lloyd , Pacific Palisades CA 2/2009
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Lloyd - Filmmaker, Director, Writer , Art Collector and friend.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009


Storefront , Culver City CA 2/2009
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It was an extended stay!
For more than one day.
It was a Caliday!

*Calidays refers to spending a holiday in California.

Thursday, February 05, 2009

feshstART in L.A.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009


Art Fair, Key Biscayne FL 2007
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The State of Louisiana has one Democrat and one Republican representing us in the United States Senate. Unfortunately, our senators often vote against each other,  thus canceling out a voice for Louisiana. 

Its not good for us, 
but it represents different points of view!

Tuesday, February 03, 2009


DOG, Gold Hill NC 2008
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“This was not the sinking of just any city (New Orleans) but that of a people’s dream city with the ‘best brothels and prettiest prostitutes,’”*

 Rev. Gerhard Maria Wagner – Austrian Catholic Auxiliary Bishop


* Pope’s bishop pick criticized by Austrians by Veronika Oleksyn Associated Press writer  2-2-2009 The Advocate

Monday, February 02, 2009


FREE SOFA, New Orleans 1998 from HOMEFRONT series.
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Nothing is free, but a New Orleans realtor, Joshua Kahler , has launched a petition to have Louisiana’s homestead exemption raised from $75,000. to $150,000 or $160,000.. Why, the exemption has not been raised in years to reflect inflation and raising home values.

 Senator John Alario, D-Westwego, plans on filing legislation to raise the homestead exemption to reflect new values.

To signed up: