September 16, 2018 • Jamie Graves
August 16, 2018 • Jamie Graves
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.
July 02, 2018 • Jamie Graves
June 01, 2018 • Jamie Graves
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...
May 01, 2018 • Jamie Graves
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...