New Orleans

Visiting New Orleans? Six Ideas for What to Bring Home.

February 26, 2017 // 10 Comments

If you want cheap, mass produced Mardi Gras masks or just another t-shirt, walk one block down Bourbon Street in either direction, and you’ll be set. On the other hand, if you are looking for the best souvenirs in New Orleans – you want something truly special to remember your visit, here are some things that will make you think about the Crescent City every time you see them.[…]

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Big River

March 7, 2016 // 9 Comments

Your eyes remind me of my river in the late afternoon, Sun-golden and warm. I once said so and you smiled. I am alone now. When the light of the setting sun hits his [...]

Mardi Gras Memories

February 27, 2016 // 9 Comments

Last year, right as the entire Carnival season was swingin’ into action, I was “relaxing” at the the Touro following the surgical amputation of my right [...]

Once Upon a Time

February 27, 2016 // 5 Comments

Clint Bolton’s letter to Ann Fisher, August, 1979. (Clint Bolton’s author’s note: This may or may not be fiction. There are those who live in the City [...]

To Miss New Orleans

February 25, 2016 // 28 Comments

The city winds in and out of my consciousness, a strong part of who I am. I know the map of the French Quarter like the palm of my hand. I should. A master taught me. Clint [...]