Government Street seems to be providing me with lots of shots recently. I spend a lot time driving up and down Government which probably explains why I notice things to photograph there so often. That aside, it is one of the more interesting parts of town. There is a great mix of reused buildings and old neighborhoods. In the original plan for my neighborhood, Beauregard Town, Government street was conceived as the main thoroughfare for the whole city. It was to be a grand boulevard with gardens and parade grounds. Its present condition may not be so grand but it still seems to attract a lot of interesting folks. It is a bit of a photographic cliche but I just can’t resist a string of Christmas lights. These happen to be particularly nice Christmas lights, but I can admit that images of them may be a bit overdone. If you live in Baton Rouge you might want to check out Gallery Bohemia. They have great hats and lots of local art as well as interesting, redone pieces of mid-century furniture. That’s all for now. I had to write a piece for the food blog over at Country Roads magazine about Béarnaise sauce this morning and now I am off to help my mother get the garden at Magnolia Mound ready for a horticultural tour in April.
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