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Mardi Gras 2006 in Mobile, Alabama, Gets Started

I’ve several hundred photographs to pour through, but here are the first to warm you up. My father and I were invited to spend the afternoon and evening with the Conde Cavaliers Mardi Gras Parade Crew with a friend. Everyone was gracious and welcoming to us newbies in the Mardi Gras world, and we had […]

Training for the Azalea Run

Last year, I did my first marathon. I walked in the 10K Azalea Run here in Mobile, Alabama. I went with Charlie and Diane Siebert, our landlords, and their family. Unfortunately, I had been six with the flu for over six weeks as a results of another nasty encounter with my father’s cigarette smoke – […]

On the Road – Seattle to Mobile

I am currently on the road driving my father from Seattle to Mobile in his Class C motor home. This is a great lesson in how NOT to stay connected to the Internet though I’m having better luck in some places than I thought. We are currently in Desert Hot Springs, California, visiting his aunt […]

Shady Acres Campground – New Home for FEMA and Insurance Adjusters for Hurricane Katrina

We’ve been back in Mobile, Alabama, for less than three days and I’m still struggling to find words. The stupid thing is that the damage here is totally insignificant. Yet, it isn’t the damage to the surrounding area and homes and lives that ties my fingers up in knots. It’s the look on the face […]