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St. Paul's and more

This morning I attended mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral with several other students and faculty that are part of the British Studies Program. The cathedral is absolutely stunning and I bought some postcards for myself because there’s no way I could ever capture the beauty of it quite as well. 190 more words


What's That Smell? Hmm?

What’s that smell? Seriously now, what is that smell?

I love my Kindle? I use it to buy and read all sorts of books. I buy photography books on the Kindle reader, and read them on the IPad. 353 more words


Odd Words

This coming week in literary New Orleans:

Tuesday is Bloomsday! Details below.

& Thursday at 6 pm Garden District Book Shop presents Robert S. Brantley’s Henry Howard: Louisiana’s Architect. 828 more words

Toulouse Street

"If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world"*...

Having a citizenship means that you have a place in the world, an allegiance to a state. That state is supposed to guarantee you certain rights, like freedom from arrest, imprisonment, torture, or surveillance – depending on which state you belong to.

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Current Window Display - A Toast to the U.S. Virgin Islands

A wonderful family friend asked if I would be interested in displaying some books he’s written. YES! was my response. Of course. I think I was more honored that he asked me than anything. 146 more words



Today is Larry McMurty’s birthday.  He is 79 – approximately 6 months older than I am at 78..  He is one of my favorite authors.  He is having an interesting life and his books certainly reflect his life and interests.   274 more words


Tomorrow's outrage

I figured I’d go ahead and Vlog a small tour through my local used bookstore. There are actually two of any worth here, but I’m going to plow right into the heart of the Kraken–that acetone-laden behemoth that calls my name all the time. 119 more words