New Orleans: My Home Away From Home

Please enjoy this ode to New Orleans-one of my favorite cities 💞
Expect a new entry from “The Flowering Vine” later today.
Love and light to you all!
Lady G 😘💋

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Tennessee Williams said it, I didn’t!  However, I will say, after having been to New Orleans several times, Mr. Williams was definitely on to something!  No shade to Cleveland.  Really, I have family there. Hell, I’ve even partied there; the Flats were swinging!  But with that said, New Orleans has a special quality that is very hard to express in words.  To me, it is a place that you just have to experience.  Once you do, you’ll see what I’m talking about.

As I’ve said, I have been to New Orleans multiple times.  My most recent trip was in 2013.  As soon as I arrived, I remember experiencing a distinct feeling of contented familiarity that had nothing to do with the fact that I had been there before.  I mean, it wasn’t because the food was so freaking good or because the people were so friendly; although both of those…

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20 thoughts on “New Orleans: My Home Away From Home

        1. Yeah you right chere! (As some say in NOLA)
          Je parle…comment dit on …un petit peu…. de francais–
          No doubt I screwed that up royally but I think you get my meaning 🙂
          I can’t be bothered to use google to translate it correctly LOL!!!
          It’s been more than 20 years since I had a class.
          BTW, be sure to ask T. Wayne about all of the things that Lady G cannot be bothered to do…he is keeping an ever growing list 🙂
          Seriously, I’m much better at reading it than speaking it 🙂
          Always a pleasure Susan!

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  1. NOLA is such a fun city. What’s not to love about jazz, historical architecture, beignets, and rice n’ beans 🙂 You’re right about the atmosphere. The minute you step on Decatur street you’re welcomed in.

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  2. I’ve never been. I’ve been wanting to go, especially for Mardi Gras. Lol. I was younger when I wanted to go. It gets too crazy so maybe some other time of the year…not when it’s too hot and humid either.

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