The Back Room

With respect to Socrates, my unexamined life is not worth living. The front room is the face we show everyone but we hide our true self in the back room.

Brooklyn and Belle with my Bride

We have been looking for reasons to return to Brooklyn Diner since eating there briefly.  It was on the way to see Valerie June at Carnegie Hall. (If you haven’t … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · 9 Comments

New Orleans Day 5: The Final Day

This week has gone by too fast.  Thanks to my bride, the time was efficiently planned leaving ample time to relax. Since we haven’t seen the New Orleans Historical Society … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Orleans: Day 4

We haven’t tried a real Creole brunch so this morning we’re on the hunt.  I am partial to Café Pontalba, located right off Jackson Square, with seating outside along the … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · 6 Comments

New Orleans: Day 3

This is the day my bride has been waiting for.  And not just because today is her birthday.  Today we go out to Vacherie, LA to see two plantations and … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 4 Comments

New Orleans: Day 2, Part II

After an already edifying day, we took lunch at Dooky Chase’s.  It was at Dooky’s, my bride read, that Civil Rights leaders in the 60’s gathered and ate.  President Obama … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

New Orleans: The First Day

New Orleans’ French Quarter in the summer is like NYC in the summer circa 1987.  Lots of panhandlers accosting you in friendly or not so friendly ways, the smell of … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · 12 Comments

Last night my bride and I went into NYC and saw a musical.

I do not like a lot of musicals.  No, that is not entirely true.  I do like quite a few musicals.  However, there are few I would see live.  I … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

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