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  • Blue Porch Ceiling
    1421 days ago

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  • Uptown Funky
    1422 days ago

    I love this house if for no other reason than I just found it last year. I thought I’d seen…

  • Colored Letterbox
    1427 days ago

    I consider myself not merely a man of letters, but a colorful man of letters. Few people write me letters.…

  • Butter Lamb Day, Our High Holy Day
    1434 days ago

    This grave marker was made from the same cast as the original Butter Lamb, created in New Orleans. I know…

  • City Chickens
    1435 days ago

    News stories about feral chickens in New Orleans are trending this month. The non-feral pets are becoming more popular  as…

  • Storm Bolts
    1439 days ago

    Look closely around the windows of well-to-do homes and businesses and you may see bolts around the windows.  These are…

  • NOLA Priorities
    1441 days ago

    Definitely sign up for DirecTV before enabling sunlight to come though your window. It’s just gonna heat the place up…

  • Prytania Vic Back
    1443 days ago

    This is the back of the Victorian at Prytania & Marengo (one of my favorite NOLA houses). I’d like to…

  • French Quarter Muck
    1448 days ago

    When you read New Orleans tourism guides and they talk about the Vieux Carré being like a “European” city, what…

  • Metal Snail
    1452 days ago


  • Reading Radio’s Parrot Nest
    1455 days ago

    This nest was built by a feral Quaker Parrot (or Monk Parakeet-See 27Jan11 post). Quakers are the only parrots that…

  • Road Oak
    1457 days ago

    Even more of a traffic hindrance than the “leaning oak“, this Live Oak tree takes up a good 30 or…

  • Cemetery Oak
    1459 days ago

    One of very few Live Oaks remaining in Cypress Grove Cemetery, swathed in Spanish Moss.

  • Wooden Clock
    1462 days ago


  • Swamp Monster
    1464 days ago

    Also from the Swamp Exhibit at the Audubon Zoo, this is a representation of a “Swamp Monster” that so often…

  • Resurrection Ferns II
    1466 days ago

    This text is repeated from my “Resurrection Ferns” post from some time ago. I could probably post as many pictures…

  • Zoo Recipe (Remembering Justin Wilson)
    1469 days ago

    This will be especially entertaining to you if you are nostalgic for the “wondermous” humor of Justin Wilson, who based…

  • Cable Cross Purpose
    1471 days ago

    The beige-colored building has two crosses affixed to the side.  My newly-architecturally-trained sister-in-law tells me that this is building preservation…

  • Swamp Bee
    1474 days ago

    South of New Orleans is Marrero.  In Marrero there is a nature preserve. In that reserve is a Bayou.  In…

  • Audubon Violin
    1476 days ago

    You really see stuff like this around here. In fact, street / public musicians are more than plentiful. Not all…

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