I was awoken this morning around 3:45 by my neighbor re-stacking his apparently prodigious ladder collection. By 4:15 I had a cup of coffee in my hand and a plan in my head. I was already committed to traveling … Continue reading
Many photographers bristle at the quote from Ansel Adams, “A good photograph is knowing where to stand” but I find it to be true more often than not. Fortune presented me with a great opportunity for a photo and … Continue reading
Under normal conditions there are not a whole lot of chances to go kayaking in Louisiana during the summer. Certainly, lakes abound and one can wet their line fishing from a kayak in Grand Isle but most of the … Continue reading
Even my precious and newly minted Louisiana Association of Broadcaster’s press-badge could not get me access to the levee this evening. I am sure there is some public safety rationale for it but if the Kansas City-Southern trains can run … Continue reading
I managed to get myself on the correct ferry this morning and went across the river from the bottom of Canal Street to Algiers Point. It was crisp for a morning in May as the ferry pulled against the … Continue reading
New Orleans in the very early morning may be my favorite time to wander its streets. However, early morning is not when I am at my navigational best. That is why I found myself on the Gretna Ferry rather … Continue reading
It’s hard to take pictures from a moving car. And actually, this is water coming out of the end of the spillway, the sluice gates are south north of these train tracks. Lots of water.
“One who knows the Mississippi, will promptly aver — not aloud, but to himself — that ten thousand River Commissions, with the mines of the world at their back cannot tame that lawless stream, cannot curb it or confine … Continue reading