Tag Archives: City Views

     Ringalingaling     “Hello?”     “Hey there Cheryl! I’m off tomorrow! Want to do lunch?”     Puff. Puff. Getting my ass of the chair. Refilling coffee. Stepping to the calendar….     “Sure. Where should we try this time?”     “You pick.”     Of course.     “Well, my way or yours?”     “I don’t care. […]

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  • Cyndi Calhoun - Sweet! It’s awesome to see how the community is really thriving in light of all that’s happened. Lovely photos! 🙂ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - Thanks Cyndi! We Bloppy’s really are AMAZING!!! I LOVE US!!! Thank you for stopping by and taking the time to comment. I appreciate it!ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - Oh… I thought you were talking, ‘Bloppy’s’, but you meant Katrina?ReplyCancel

  • Roshni AaMom - wow!! Love it!! Would love to be able to see this side of your world!!ReplyCancel

  • Sue - I could spend some serious time browsing this parade of shops you and your Cajun lunch buddy visited.ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - Oh God Sue, this is just the tip of the iceberg in retail therapy! I’ve finally gotten to the point where I don’t have any more space. But, then again- I do have a storage locker!ReplyCancel

     Today should be the sixth of this week’s Lesson’s, in my attempt to share sage wisdom from a fabu blogger (me) on the one year anniversary of my blog apleasanthouse,      BUT,      Today’s lesson will not be a ‘lesson’.      It will be a self promoting opportunity to share my top ten […]

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     Well, Mardi Gras 2013 is OVER.     Fat Tuesday has passed and we have landed on Ash Wednesday (appropriate title given we are all a bit burned out).     The parties have been attended, the Kings & Queens have been regaled, the throws have been thrown, and the Porta Potties have been removed.     […]

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  • Ed - Wow talk about carnage…I am sure whoever lost their boob wont miss it too much!ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl - I’m keeping it for a spare!ReplyCancel

  • Julie Deneen - LOL – That’s hysterical!ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl - Hi Julie! So wonderful to have one of ‘the greats’ stop by and leave a comment! What an honor!!! In reply- yes it was/is. And that’s only during Mardi Gras. You should see what happens on all the other days of the year! LolReplyCancel

  • Cheryl - Hi Roshni! WOW is right. Same place, same time, EVERY year!!! Thanks for stopping by and commenting. Would love to hear from you again. I post 5 days a week!ReplyCancel

Fat Tuesday.Mardi Gras.The last day to party ’till you drop because tomorrow is the first day of Lent and you’re suppose to fast  for the next 40 days (until Easter- right), at which time you may celebrate the Resurrection of Christ with a visit to church, several Hail Mary’s, and a side of pig…  Don’t […]

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  • Janine Huldie - Cheryl, these pictures are amazing and seriously would love to go someday to Madri Gras. Maybe when my kids are older and out of our house. Happy to be following you back!! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl - Thanks Janine! New Orleans is so NOT just about Bourbon Street. It’s a real family town. Nice to have you on board and thanks for taking the time to comment. I appreciate it!ReplyCancel

  • Chris Coyle - Couldn’t help it LOL – after living in Metairie for 13 years, I found myself scanning the pictures to see if anyone I knew made an appearance. 🙂 Happy Mardi Gras!! [#TALU]ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl - So glad you found me and checked-in! I’ve just taken up the rear of Rex and am finally home to rest. Now- time to nurse this hangover! ps- did you recognize anyone?ReplyCancel

  • Anne Kimball - Love it, Cheryl! I was born in Baton Rouge, and have spent a good bit of time in LA. Not a whole lot in Nawlins, but enough to know it’s a FUN town!
    Thanks for linking this up with the TALU!ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl - Hi Anne! Glad to link-up. LOVE TALU and thanks for taking the time to comment! Hope to hear from you again.ReplyCancel

  • Debbie - This is the first time I have ever seen a carnival ladder! That is WAY cool! lol
    I’ve only been to New Orleans once. It’s a world its own, that’s for sure. (talu)ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl - Oh yes it is. Those ladder seats are way cool. I wish I were a kid again. Great height for catching throws! Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to comment. I hope to hear from you again!ReplyCancel

  • Patrick weseman - Great pics. I would like to experience that someday.ReplyCancel

  • Patrick weseman - Very nice photos would to experience this someday.ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl Nicholl - Thank you Patrick! It’s quite a party!! Thanks for taking the time to comment.ReplyCancel

     I will be writing this week in a Carnival fog= drink+king cake+parades+parties+dancing in the streets+more drink.     Forgive me for not being as witty, or overly sarcastic, or boring, or just plain old hungover (and still typing).     We are at a P-A-R-T-Y.     Today, in New Orleans, is Lundi Gras (Fat Monday), a […]

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