Tag Archives: Architecture

       The Catholic Church is a mystery to me.      They do good works, assist the down-trodden, teach the ‘good word’, and provide faith and spiritual continuity.      They are also the wealthiest single entity and largest property holders on the planet… and some of that property is in bad shape.      In […]

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        I’m back!     Months of planning, and packing, and purchasing as finally paid off.     Our grad-student daughter has been moved into her new high-rise apartment in Chicago, and her father and I are exhausted (and elated).     Our trip centered around all of the logistics of a transcontinental move that included […]

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     In this amazing city, where people are encouraged to play, and gather, and create, and, well, live large- we have the most dazzling unauthorized public ‘Wall Art’ that I have ever seen. It is not painted-over, is not fussed about, and is not giving anyone a melt-down.       These urban taggers are […]

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  • Monica - This wall is awesome! There is a lot of great graffiti where I am! Now following you via the blog hop and would love a follow back.ReplyCancel

  • Monica - Thanks so much for your kind comment on my blog! I’ll be checking in on you too! Already a follower of yours and a fan. All the best,
    MonicaReplyCancel

     I am a lover of history, and the physical remanent’s of lives long gone (In other words, I like exploring old buildings).     I have been mightily impressed with the vast majority of historic sites in Louisiana- especially the remaining plantation homes on River Road.      I like my probing ( sometimes trespassing…oops) […]

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     I’d like to have an honest conversation about New Orleans’ lower ninth ward.     First, ‘lower’ refers to the area being ‘below’ sea level’ and not a moral decree.     Second, it was originally swamp, and used as fishing camps. It became populated by poor minorities (yes- even whites) because the land was […]

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