Happy Halloween!

It was a Facebook post that put me in an instant state of depression. It started with a picture of the inside of my friends adorable shotgun home. In this picture I spied the following items: glitter, a glue gun, wine, hair spray, a fabulous purple wig and a variety of other Halloween-esq decor. It…

Dear Katrina: We’re Doing Just Fine… Sincerely, New Orleans

Dear Hurricane Katrina, It seems like only yesterday when my mom called me in a panic to warn me about your arrival. “This is a category 5.” I wasn’t concerned with you at the time. I was more focused on the dreadful 12-hour drive to Baton Rouge; even more concerned about financing this inconvenient trip…