Monday, March 26, 2012

Why We Love New Orleans... The Characters!

Well, I did it...  I upoaded that jazzy video to When The Saints Video!   (Click on it!)
I love listening to the sounds of the quarter!  Isn't it fun?  Hope you have loved listening to the sounds of New Orleans as much we did!
Now the other fun stuffs... Why we love New Orleans... Getting tired of why we love it yet?   We love New Orleans because of the characters...

Oh, the characters!

Ahhh, you wanted to see the pictures through non-drunken eyes??  Really?  He wasn't worth seeing - TRUST me!

And did I say the fun?  Lol...


Ok, so here he is - but clearly -  he still wasn't worth seeing!

Are you ready to visit New Orleans yet?

Today we are off to Okmulgee Spillway - we had over 8" of rain last week so I am sure it is spilling over - we want my sister's kids to see it!  And of course, we packed a picnic lunch to eat at the rock house... are you curious?  Pictures tomorrow, k?

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Awww, New Oleans... The Music!

I tried to upload a great video of some guys playing music in the quarter - but it must have been too long.  

Here is another entertainer playing... the music in the French quarter is worth going for if you don't go for anything else!  We love browsing around and enjoying the entertainers...

Maybe I can upload the other one to You Tube later... but... for now... 

Today is family day!  Our family is going to hang out with those who come; we will grill, fish in our pond and play - but first we have to finish cutting down a tree and hauling it off to the pasture, plant some trees, make bbq sauce and salsa and can both of them and make a few pies... guess I have to get busy!

Friday, March 23, 2012

Reasons We Love New Orleans - The Entertatiners

There are just some things about New Orleans that cannot be explained - they have to be experienced.  I am one of those people that enjoy every morsel of what I see, what I take in and what surrounds me.  Guess you all can figure that out... right?  

Everything about New Orleans touches the senses - but the entertainers are... well, amazing. That is the only word I can come up with to describe their talents! 

Did you miss the video of the clarinet player above?  She was terrific!  If so, please go back and check it out!

And I will post another video tomorrow - the sounds of New Orleans... part of the charm...  :-)

My sister and her children are coming in tonight!  Can't wait to see them and we are gonna PLAY!  Don't worry - I will still be posting!

The rain is ending, the sun will be shining, family is coming and I will be outside planting!  Gonna be a great weekend!

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Why We Love New Orleans - the Art

One of the many reasons we love New Orleans is the art - everywhere you look, there are wonderful things to look at, and talented artists to enjoy:

And one of my favorites - a 'self portrait': 

This morning, my wonderful hubby called me on the way to work and told me to run outside and look at the sunrise.  Of course, I grabbed my camera and headed out:

We got 1.2 nano seconds of that sunshine - it immediately turned cloudy again and there is no sun to be seen now.

I will just have to work on my bright sunshiny quilt to make my day smile.  I have laid out the pieces, but I need to sew them together now:

Steve worked all evening last night to get my tourneau cover on my truck - doesn't it look great?

And that is how my day is going - how is yours?  Anyone listening?

We gotta look for that sunshine... 

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