Posts Tagged “new orleans”
From ESPN: Saints put Gramatica (sore groin) on IR, re-sign Mehlhaff METAIRIE, La. — The New Orleans Saints placed kicker Martin Gramatica on injured reserve and re-signed sixth-round draft pick Taylor Mehlhaff. Saints general manager Mickey Loomis confirmed the moves Wednesday. Gramatica, who had been kicking with a sore groin, has missed four field goals [...]
THE RED CROSS NEEDS YOUR HELP! Gustav may have fizzled days ago, but the Red Cross still needs volunteers, as many evacuees are still in shelters here. When they leave, they’ll need folks to come help close everything down, too. If you can help or need more information, call 726-1690 extension 1153. Spread the word!
Whatever havoc Gustav and kid sister Hanna wreak this week, when John McCain and his token running mate make their sweep of the Gulf Coast for photo ops meant to say “Look! We did it right this time!” and “Look! We give a damn about you!” consider this: Meanwhile, Barack Obama co-sponsored the Katrina Emergency [...]
Last Friday at this time I was at some bar in the Marigny watching a band play with my cousin and one of her friends. We’d spent most of the day at Jazzfest (thanks to our uncle – THANKYOUTHANKYOUTHANKYOU) in the sporadic rain. We watched Trombone Shorty and Stevie Wonder, admired the wares in Congo [...]
Did you miss me? Or, did you even notice I was gone? I was vociferous about the fact that we were spending a few days in New Orleans, but didn’t mention the good ole’-fashioned family drama that’s had me on an emotional seesaw since the beginning of the year. Not that I owe anyone an [...]