Ater a brief trip to NYC to see the 85th Anniversary of the Rockettes' Chrismas Spectacular at Radio City, the Broadway shows "Evita" with Ricky Martin and award-winning "Newsies," the exquisite Holiday decorations and catching up with all friends such as Hoda Kotb, and members of the Today Show, have high Tea with Ashish Verma, GM of the boutique hotel The Lowell; seeing Bianca del Rio performing at the Ritz; and catching up with Tony award winner Sue Vaccaro, I am ready to spend the rest of the year enjoying the Christmas New Orleans Style, a celebration of uniquely New Orleans holiday activities taking place throughout December.
Baton Rouge, LOUISIANA.--Walter Russell Meade made a very interesting observation on his blog in The American Interest magazine. Meade describes the coming “blue-on-blue” battle arising between public sector unions and liberal Democratic mayors and governors whose states and municipalities are on the verge of bankruptcy due to the ever-escalating cost of public employee retirement benefits.
Everyone concerned is or possibly will give the future Queen of England, Kate Middleton advice, now that she is home from the hospital after her first bout of being certifiably pregnant.
For many in Louisiana, the announcement that Jim Letten has resigned from his post as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana after controversial Internet postings my members of his office.
I am torn when reading stories like the tragic murder-suicide of Kansas City Chiefs'' player Jovan Belcher. My first reaction is sadness that such a thing can occur at all, no matter who is involved. But my emotions move to resentment that a real-world event has invaded our little sanctum sanctorum that sports provides us.