Chickens -- farm, not feral -- are turning West Bank backyards into barnyards
~ Kari Dequine
What’s the truth when it comes to BP? ~Kandace Graves, Gambit
Oil spill claims czar Kenneth Feinberg is 'bloodied, but unbowed'
Feinberg, “We’re achieving what BP and the administration want to see done.”~Disenfranchised Citizen
One year later, along Gulf, spill still defines state of mind~Adam Geller
A life’s journey~Ed Cullen
~Phi Truong named her yoga and meditation studio on South Acadian Thruway “Agame.” “I should have called it ‘Blue Earth,’” she said, setting cups of steaming Sweet Thai Delight tea on the kitchen table in her house near the Perkins Road Overpass. The muted sound of traffic from the interstate under Truong’s soft voice made her story seem to come from far away. In miles, years and cultures, her story comes from far beyond the interstate. “I don’t know why I didn’t call my studio ‘Blue Earth,’” she said. “‘Blue Earth’ made everything in my life possible.”
The family-leavened success at Haydel's Bakery catches the eye -- and the acclaim -- of the SBA
The Slow Noon Burn of June 16
~Odd Bits of Life in New Orleans
Second line Sunday: Ole & Nu Style Fellas & WestBank Super Sunday
~Big Red Cotton
New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Green Business Expo
~The 2011 New Orleans Earth Day Festival and Green Business Expo will be held on Sunday, April 17 from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at Bayou St. John on Orleans Avenue.
~"Unrelentingly Cheerful", acrylic on linen, 9 x 12"~Polly Jackson