Dispatch from A Strange Place: New Orleans

David and I spent the weekend in New Orleans, and I am still sorting that place out in my head. We observed so many oddities! Some of it may have to do with the timing of our visit, which happened to fall on the first parade of the Mardi Gras season. People in New Orleans take their costumes very seriously, and any kind of costume will do, as long as it is executed to the extreme. You may notice that … Continue reading