Over the past few years, many commentators have noted that Christmas is under attack in this country. In public squares, the word has been banned as supposedly offensive to non-Christians. Thus, the name of events such as the tree lighting in New Orleans City Park has changed from Christmas in the Oaks to Celebration in the Oaks.
Most of us have been swept up in the momentum of the holiday season. We have passed the Christmas milestone and are approaching New Year’s Day, the third in the trilogy of holidays that we celebrate during this time each year -- Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s.
Turkey: a person of little appeal; dud; loser; a flop
When you think of New Orleans Thanksgiving, for tens of thousands, the thought is, and perhaps the primary thought is, the Fairgrounds.
It started out as a father's way of getting his 16-year-old son motivated, but it ended on Thanksgiving Day with so much more.
People who assume I have inside knowledge about the New Orleans Saints ask me all the time why the team can't get a contract done with their head coach.
What happened to the wonderful family holiday of Thanksgiving and sharing turkey with friends and family?
A Toast to New Orleans