Learning to Ride a Bike on Rousseau Street

There’s a little spot in the distance in this picture. You might not be able to tell, but that’s B., learning to ride a bicycle on a most beautiful sunny Sunday in New Orleans. You see, B. has long meant to learn to ride a bike, but it just hasn’t happened. Continue reading

St. Thomas Housing Development at Chippewa and St. Andrew

Houses in the St. Thomas DevelopmentSchool in session has meant a whole lot more work. I fear my job is getting in the way of my mindless riding around town. Today, after my commute to and from work, I hopped back on the bike and tooled down to the Marigny for coffee and writing with S. I rode down Chippewa, through the St. Thomas Development. Continue reading

Sky Above the St. Thomas Development

Sky Over Lower MagazineYes, this really is a picture of the sky in New Orleans today. That blue is ridiculous. I was riding down to a coffee shop to do some reading, and decided to get off Magazine Street and enjoy the occasionally smooth pavement of Laurel Street. This neighborhood–part Irish Channel, part Lower Garden District–is incredibly mixed. Continue reading