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Royal Bombs are here!

September 16, 2018 Jamie Graves

Royal Bombs are here!

After several months of you asking for them, they are finally here!

The Mighty Mississippi

August 16, 2018 Jamie Graves

The Mighty Mississippi

Ahhhh, the mighty Mississippi...

To some, the Mississippi River is nothing more than a brown slice of water separating the east bank from the west bank of New Orleans.


Christmas in July!

July 02, 2018 Jamie Graves

Christmas in July!

In the Northern Hemisphere, a Christmas in July celebration is deliberately ironic; the July climate is typically hot and either sunny or rainy, as opposed to the cold and snowy conditions traditionally associated with Christmas celebrations in the higher latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. 

Est-ce que tu parles français?

June 01, 2018 Jamie Graves

Est-ce que tu parles français?

Est-ce que tu parles français?  Fais Do Do is sometimes known as a Cajun dance party.

According to Mark Humphrey, the parties were named for "the gentle command ('go to sleep') young mothers offered bawling infants." He quotes early Cajun musician Edwin Duhon of the Hackberry Ramblers...


Opulence - A Scent of Luxury and the Good Life!

May 01, 2018 Jamie Graves

Opulence - A Scent of Luxury and the Good Life!

To live in opulence is to live abundantly with luxury, money, and fame - the easy life, and where better to live the easy life than the Big Easy itself, New Orleans. New Orleans, during the time of French occupancy in Louisiana, was indeed a city of opulence.  With an abundance of wealth, it wasn't uncommon to rub elbows with celebrities of that time.  Gambling was the name of the game back then, where a man could become a millionaire at the blink of an eye.  Lots of money moved around from hand to hand at the gambling tables and...