• New Orleans

    Why is New Orleans geting so much attention?

    Not to be unsympathetic, but people all over the country lost their homes in natural disasters at different times during the year. So why is New Orleans so special? So, people who lost homes in Florida should be ignored? Do you say "too bad" to them, give New Orleans everything? I am sure you don’t mean to be unsympathetic, but that is exactly what you are. Yes! People do loose their homes year long due to natural disasters. But if you can’t figure out why New Orleans has received so much attention, then there is no point in explaining it. I would only hope that you find some compassion. *Edit**…

  • New Orleans

    The Battle of New Orleans – Lego Video

    I cannot take any credit for this absolutely awesome video – all credit goes to the original creators and the late, great Johnny Horton for his stunning performance of “The Battle of New Orleans”. The song takes a cheeky approach to Andrew Jackson’s now famous battle during the War of 1812 – the battle took place AFTER the war officially ended, however by the time new of the war’s official end reached the United States most people heard of Jackson’s victory, and then just assumed that he was the reason for the victory – which made him a national hero. Lyrics: In 1814 we took a little trip Along with…

  • NOLA Life

    air quality in new orleans?

    I WAS planning on moving to New Orleans next month… I just read an article about how horrible the air quality is in places a little south of Nola. How the air burns your eyes, and makes you feel dizzy after a few minutes. It also said that people who live on the golf coast should run as fast as they can before theyre exposed to toxic chemicals in the air. Is this all true? I really love New Orleans, and was looking forward to starting a life there. not true maybe in China but not New Orleans the only time you might be exposed is if you lived next…