Tuesday, February 24, 2009

All on a Mardi Gras day...

Miss Antoinette K-Doe died this morning. She was a wonderful woman and a singular New Orleans character. I met her for all of ten minutes one weekend afternoon after the storm and I can tell you this - the city sang through her heart. Even in the gutted shell of the Mother in Law Lounge, she was a bright light who made everyone feel like family.

Goodnight, Miss Antoinette. The city, she will not be the same without you.


Tuesday, February 17, 2009


I honestly thought I could not possibly feel any worse than I already do this week.

Then this:

The New Orleans Saints have released running back Deuce McAllister.
Deuce McAllister is one of the best running backs in the game. Bad knees and a new coach with a new golden boy are cutting short a career than should have been long, storied and finished in New Orleans. Deuce is a great guy who loves this city. I've met him and I will miss him.

Fuckin Saints...

UPDATE: Much better article here.