Tag Archives: New Orleans

A New Year, a New Me.

I see posts flying everywhere about resolutions, words for the year, new mantras. And I don’t have all that. I’ve written before about how I don’t “do” resolutions. That hasn’t changed. But I am changing. Growing. Learning. Evolving. 2014 is … Continue reading

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My 37th Year.

my last night as a 36 year-old : i took a walk in the dark with the dog. crickets, cicadas sang their nightly song; i stopped under a streetlight, staring at my shadow. am i really that big, i asked … Continue reading

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New Orleans and Hattiesburg and San Francisco. OH MY!

So let’s just say this month will be busy. In a really good way. I’d love to see you in New Orleans, LA, Hattiesburg, MS, and/or San Francisco! Read: I am traveling three weekends in a row, all in the … Continue reading

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I’m All Up in Renee Schuls-Jacobson’s Grill Today.

                Today I have the honor of guest posting at Renee Schuls-Jacobson’s blog. You can follow Renee on Twitter here: @RASJacobson. You can find her on Facebook here. Remember when she posted on my … Continue reading

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New Orleans Love.

This post was previously published on my blog almost a year ago. But because today is ironically the 7th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and because of Hurricane Isaac, I wanted to share this again. And I’m praying for no flooding. … Continue reading

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Renee Schuls-Jacobson,Teacher & Twit

          The mother to a middle school-aged son, Renée A. Schuls-Jacobson scribbles ideas for essays on napkins and scraps of paper and then loses them. A long-time teacher with an irrational love for office supplies, she … Continue reading

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Surrounded By Their Sex

St. Patrick’s Day weekend, 1992. I was 16. We lived on the parade route so tons of people were at our house. Sandwiches, chips, green petits fours, doberge from Gambino’s Bakery, and ice chests full of beer and soft drinks were crammed into our kitchen. People were … Continue reading

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Where I’m From–New Orleans

Looking for my Storkie giveaway? CLICK HERE! I found this writing excercise via Galit Breen’s blog, These Little Waves, and she got it from Mama Kat. It’s been on my mind for awhile, but I’ve been distracted. Now it’s time. … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday: 20 Years

After ordering a Cosmo, Sarah chose a corner booth in a small bar on the fringes of the French Quarter. It was dark, not too crowded. Perfect. Perched on a torn seat, she finished her cocktail in several swift gulps, but still it took four tries to get her cigarette glowing. 20 years. As she dragged deeply she scanned the … Continue reading

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BlogHer Likes Me!

Please stop by to see my very first syndicated post on BlogHer! CLICK HERE! If you aren’t familiar with the site, shame on you: Reaching more than 20 million unique women each month* BlogHer is the leading participatory news, entertainment and information … Continue reading

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