I’d heard there was a marsh fire out east, but we didn’t smell anything until Monday morning. By the time I left for work, I was surprised to see the streets of Mid-City were shrouded in gray smokey haze. It was bad enough that I wore a bandana over my face as I rode to [...]
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Yesterday a store in the Carrollton Shopping Center caught fire. My office is across the street. My co-worker Janice noticed the smoke first, but thought her glasses were dirty. After she cleaned the lenses and the haze was still there, she asked me if they were sending up smoke signals over there. When I saw [...]
It was stormy this morning. I took a picture out my office window: Then I realized I’d taken an almost identical picture one year ago to the day: Same story both days too: I knew it was going to rain, so I rode my bike to campus early and beat the deluge. I hope this [...]
A massive cold front is sweeping across the nation, bringing storms with it. This morning, it hit New Orleans. I’m glad I’m not riding my bike in that mess.
It’s so foggy this building is just floating away.
It’s raining in New Orleans. Nothing unusual about that; we get half again as much rain annually as famously rainy Seattle. But it’s been dry here for a couple weeks, and this morning’s steady drizzle (which actually began last night) is forecast to continue for the next three days. Strangely enough, rain rarely seems to [...]
The waiting is over, the mystery revealed. It’s an advertisement for the Louisiana Lottery’s Extreme Green scratch-off game.
My office window lets me gaze upon such marvels as the Big Lots store across the street and the traffic jams on I-10. The view has never been particularly beautiful, and now it’s getting less so. Someone’s putting up a massive billboard next to the interstate. I think I read about this in the paper [...]
A homeless man has taken up residence on campus, just inside the fence that borders the on-ramp to I-10.
This just happened outside my office window about five minutes ago.
Testing the new Nikon Coolpix 990. Here’s the view out my office window.